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Volunteers honored for their service

RELEASE DATE: February 16, 2011

TAVARES — The Lake County Board of County Commissioners recognized 21 volunteers on Tuesday for their contribution of 200 or more hours of documented service in 2010.

The list of volunteers who were recognized includes: Milan Barabas; Michelle Brady; Louie Brewer; Angel Crosas; E. Gail Currey; Peggy Ekberg; Sally Fisher; Dolores Greenhalgh; Lea Greer; Ellen Janetka; Charles Keller; Carolyn Long; Natalie Manley; Patricia Miller; Donald Roy; Donald Schreiner; Elizabeth Schwarten; John Walton; Neil Wasserman; George Wingate; and Howard Youngmeyer.

“Volunteers are an integral part of our ability to effectively serve our citizens,” said Susan Irby, Employee Services Director. “They help fulfill Lake County’s vision of offering an unsurpassed quality of life, and we sincerely appreciate their efforts. “

Last year, more than 500 volunteers gave over 24,000 hours of service to Lake County. The contributions made by volunteers included assistance in programs such as adult literacy, teen court, animal services, agricultural education, courtesy shuttle transportation and libraries.

For more information on the County’s Volunteer Program, contact Jeannine Nelson, Employee Services Specialist with the Lake County Department of Employee Services at (352) 343-9784 or log on to www.lakecountyfl.gov, keyword search “volunteer”.


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