Dare volunteers honored with Governor’s Service Awards

By on April 20, 2019

Left to right: Marion and Blair Siefferman; Sheryl Tillett; George Viverette; Mary Ellen Holland; Wendy Sisler, Governor’s Medallion Award recipient; Lynda Hester; Dennis Pohl; Laura Davis; Kathleen Morgan; Jonna Lewis; and Juliane Kelly.

At the April 15 Dare County Board of Commissioners meeting in Manteo, local recipients were presented with the 2019 NC Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards.

Recipients were befittingly honored with their awards as a result of their exceptional volunteer service.

These humanitarian awardees include: Marion and Blair Siefferman for their service to Boy Scout Troop 116 and Cub Scout Pack 116; Sheryl Tillett and George Viverette for their service to Kitty Hawk United Methodist Church; Mary Ellen Holland for her service to the Seniors’ Health Information Program (SHIIP); Wendy Sisler, Governor’s Medallion Award recipient for her efforts to establish a behavioral health clinic on Hatteras Island; Lynda Hester for her service to the Dare County Center; Dennis Pohl for his service to the Network for Endangered Sea Turtles (N.E.S.T.) program; Laura Davis for her service to the Northern Beaches Division of Dare County Parks & Recreation and to Dare County Special Olympics; Kathleen Morgan for her service as coordinator for Dare County Special Olympics; Jonna Lewis for her service to the Northern Beaches Division of Dare County Parks & Recreation; and Juliane Kelly for her service to the Dare County Friends of Youth mentoring program.

Wendy Sisler, recipient of the Governor’s Medallion Award, will additionally be honored at a ceremony in Raleigh in May.

The North Carolina Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards honor citizens who have shown concern and compassion for their neighbors by making a significant contribution to their community through volunteer service. The award was created in the Office of the Governor in 1979.

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