By Bob Schlicht Jr.
A record setting 350 guests attended the 12th Annual Golden Heart Volunteer Celebration "Connecting People. Changing Lives.” last Thursday honoring the incredible work of Door County volunteers and the agencies they serve.
Each nominee received a crystal sun catcher and a complimentary dinner. Award recipients received $500 to donate to a Door County charity of their choice in addition to a custom designed art piece. Three youth scholarship recipients received a $500 academic scholarship. The 2014 award recipients were:
Adult: Kris Husby-Nelson, Door CANcer, Inc.
Arts & Culture: Dianne Trenchard, Peninsula Music Festival
Group: Door-Tran Volunteer Transportation Drivers
Youth: Josie Kielar, Southern Door High School
Samantha Moeller, Sturgeon Bay High School
Kylie Straub, Gibraltar High School
Lifetime of Service: Inge Bacon
For information on how you can volunteer, please visit their website at www.VolunteerDoorCounty.com or call the Volunteer Center at (920) 746-7704.
Photo of Youth Scholarship Recipients provided by Volunteer Door County.