BOTWOOD/NORTHERN ARM/PETERVIEW, NL — “Volunteering Shapes Lives” and that commitment was recognized by the communities of Botwood, Northern Arm and Peterview along with Central Health as they celebrated Volunteer Week.
This is the ninth year for the volunteer appreciation dinner. One of the people responsible for cooking the meal turned out to be the Volunteer of the Year for Botwood, Terry Hancock.
Also receiving Volunteer of the Year awards were:
Northern Arm — Fred Butler
Peterview — Amanda Sheppard
Vice-president — long-term care and community health for the Central region, Heather Brown, spoke of her experiences in the area and her family who had volunteered in various groups. It was mentioned that in the room of so many people that it is the tip of the iceberg as each person represented groups and organizations of volunteers.