McKINNEY (Sept. 3, 2014) – Volunteer McKinney will host "Spirit of McKinney – Hats Off to Volunteers" on Sept. 11 at 6:30 p.m. at Heritage Springs Event Center in Anna.
Tickets are now on sale for the event, which will recognize more than 30 nominees in eight categories, as well as special award winners. Click here to register.
Volunteer McKinney has announced the nominees for the 2014 Spirit of McKinney Awards:
Kim Hoffman Volunteer of the Year Award
Rich Kurz – Chestnut Square Historical Village
Michael Rushing – MADD
Randy Robnett – Collin County Medical Reserve Corps.
Jim Williamson – Embrace Texas
Toni Bell – NCC Habitat for Humanity
Pete and Nancy Huff Community Service Award
Tammy Grimmett – Embrace Texas
Dr. J. David Thompson – Community Health Clinic
Mollie McCune – Community Health Clinic
Derek Robinson – Alliance of Elite Youth Leadership
Patty Marking – Collin County Medical Reserve Corps.
Stephanie South – Child Advocacy Center of Collin County
Volunteer Group Award
National Charity League (Sunflower Chapter) – Embrace Texas
Translators – Community Health Clinic
Citizen's Fire Academy Alumni – McKinney Fire Dept.
Kiwanis of McKinney – Various/Community Work
Turning Point Advocates – Turning Point Rape Crisis Center
Kodiaks In Action – Various/Community Work
Christ Fellowship Church – NCC-Habitat for Humanity
CityChurch McKinney – Various/Community Work
Nonprofit Leader Award
Cindy Johnson – Chestnut Square Historical Village
Tony Sowell – NCC Habitat for Humanity
Lindsey Waddill – Embrace Texas
Deb Fitzgerald – Leadership McKinney, Chamber of Commerce
Tricia Nelson – ManeGait
Neal Burt – The Samaritan Inn
Marilyn Coleman – Baylor Medical Center at McKinney
Ellie Ziegler – CASA of Collin County
Ronda Murray – Community Lifeline Center
Larry Pietenpol – NCC Habitat for Humanity
Inspired to Serve Award
McKinney Boyd AVID – Various/Community Work
McKinney Christian Academy – Various/Community Work
Business Service Award
Atrium Fine Homes – NCC Habitat for Humanity
Ink and Toner Texas – Various/Community Work
Kodiak Cross Fit – Various/Community Work
Emerson Process Management – Various/Community Work
Allegiance Title-McKinney Branch – The Samaritan Inn
Market Street – Various/Community Work
Melina Corriveau – Various/Community Work
LDS Elders – NCC Habitat for Humanity
Alliance of Elite Youth Leadership – Various/Community Work
The evening will include a barbecue dinner and old-time, Western-style entertainment, as well as awards for individuals and groups who exemplify the ‘spirit of McKinney’ through their volunteerism and selfless service to the community.
In addition to the awards, the event will include live music and a silent auction. For sponsorship information, contact Dana Riley at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, visit volunteermckinney.org/events.
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. Connecting people to their passion through volunteerism and strengthening McKinney area nonprofits through training and collaboration. For more information visit VolunteerMcKinney.org.