McKINNEY (Sept. 22, 2015) — The Spirit of McKinney Volunteer Awards will be held on Thursday, Sept. 24 at 6:30 p.m. at the new Sheraton McKinney Hotel. It is going to be a grand celebration of the community's tireless volunteers.
This annual event recognizes nominees and award winners in eight categories. They will share how many volunteers are giving of themselves to those in need and also to the agencies who bring so much good to the city.
Photo courtesy of Volunteer McKinney
Melina Corriveau (right), winner of the 2014 Youth Volunteer Award, accepts her award from presenter Roslyn Miller of the McKinney Housing Authority.
“We are excited to celebrate Volunteerism in McKinney and have over 50 volunteers nominated for the eight awards,” said Dana Riley, Executive Director of Volunteer McKinney. “That is a perfect example of how many people are giving back to this community through volunteer service.”
The night will consist of a wonderful dinner, volunteer awards presentations and a silent auction benefiting Volunteer McKinney.
The nominees for the 2015 Spirit of McKinney Awards:
Business Service Award
Jim and LaDonna Doyle
McKinney Youth Theatre Managing Board
Kim Hoffman Volunteer of the Year Award
Pete and Nancy Huff Community Service Award
Alliance of Elite Youth Leadership
McKinney Garden Club
Inspired to Serve Award
McKinney ISD – Adult Language Literacy Program
National Charity League Inc. – Sunflower Chapter
Nonprofit Leader Award
Derrick and Ceretha Robinson
J. Randy Routon, Ph.D.
Janay Tieken & Shirletta Best
Volunteer Group Award
CASA of Collin County
Citychurch Youth Volunteer Team
Hands and Hammers
Medical Reserve Corp of Collin County
A New Leash on Life Therapy Animal Group
Imago Dei Church
Youth Volunteer Award
About Volunteer McKinney
Since 1998, Volunteer McKinney has connected volunteers to local nonprofit organizations and has provided assistance to organizations. Volunteer McKinney has also served the community through events such as the National "Make a Difference Day" and Community Volunteer Recognition Events. Our mission is to: Connect people to their passion through volunteerism and strengthen McKinney area nonprofits through training and collaboration. For more information, visit VolunteerMcKinney.org.