Health and Family Services Cabinet
Media Advisory: Ceremony to honor volunteer award winners
FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 9, 2007) – Cabinet for Health and Family Services Undersecretary Tom Emberton Jr. will present the 2006 Governor’s Awards for Outstanding Volunteer Service at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, April 16, at the Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort.
Sixteen winners, including adults, youth and groups, will be honored for outstanding volunteer service in 11 award categories.
The Kentucky Commission on Community Volunteerism and Service, an agency of CHFS, sponsors the annual awards program.
For information on the winners and their awards, media may contact Shannon Ramsey, (502) 564-7420, ext. 4115, or Vikki Franklin, (502) 564-6786.
Award category Award winner’s hometown/county
Make A Difference Day Traveling Award Two Rivers Service Region
Business Group Award London/Laurel County
Adult Challenge Award Jackson/Breathitt County
National Service Group Award Owensboro/Daviess County
National Service Individual Award Henderson/Henderson County
Non-Profit Group Award Lexington/Fayette County
Volunteer Support Georgetown/Scott County
Adult Impact Award Mt. Sterling/Montgomery County
Youth Impact Award Carrollton/Carroll County
Adult Innovation Award Lawrenceburg/Anderson County
Youth Innovation Award Hardyville/Hart County
Director of Volunteers Award Elizabethtown/Hardin County
Special Category: Individual Award for Volunteer
Service through a Faith-Based Organization Ashland/Boyd County
Special Category: Group Award for Volunteer
Service through a Faith-Based Organization London/Laurel County
Lifetime Achievement – Honoree #1 Russell Springs/Russell County
Lifetime Achievement – Honoree #2 Ft. Wright/Kenton County