2010 Volunteer Project Hall of Fame Winners

This year’s Volunteer Project Hall of Fame Celebration was held on November 5, 2010. The Brick Companies hosted this event at the Yellow Fin Restaurant in Edgewater, Maryland. The Volunteer Project Hall of Fame is sponsored by the Volunteer Center For Anne Arundel County and the Coordinators of Volunteers in Anne Arundel County (COVAAC). This year eight Volunteer Projects were judged to have had the greatest impact for the residents of Anne Arundel County and the City of Annapolis.

EmCee, Georgiana Maszczenski of COVAAC, Keynote Speaker, Erwin Abrams, Past President of Hospice of the Chesapeake, and Chera Howey, President of the Board of the Volunteer Center, celebrated the eight new inductees into the Volunteer Project Hall of Fame.

 2010 Hall of Fame Inductees include:

Faith-Based Project Award – Youth Ministry of New Life Fellowship Int’l Ministries  for the Teen Takeover Project

EcoStar Project Award – Anne Arundel County Dept. of Public Works & Arlington Echo Outdoor Education Center for the Watershed Stewards Academy

Community Collaboration Project Award – Mariners Church of Annapolis & Housing Authority of the City of Annapolis for Food Drop 2010

Young Leaders Project Award – Girls Scout Troop 913 for Butterfly Boutique at Chrysalis House

Civic Engagement Project Award – Parole Rotary Club for Books for International Goodwill

Business Project Award –  APWU Health Plan for  Meals on Wheels Lunch Bunch Project

 Commitment to Service Award – Midshipman Action Group for Homeless Resource Day and Harvest for the Hungry

Legacy Award – Anne Arundel County Trust for Preservation  for the Lost Towns Project

 By saluting these eight projects, the celebration applauded their efforts and introduced their accomplishments to the greater community.  For information about next year’s Volunteer Project Hall of Fame Celebration, please contact the Volunteer Center for Anne Arundel County at 410-897-9207.