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Celebrating Volunteer Week in Botwood and area

The Volunteer of the Year awards were presented by Botwood, Northern Arm and Peterview along with Central Health.  Pictured are (front) Amanda Sheppard (Peterview), Terry Hancock (Botwood), Fred Butler (Northern Arm); (back) Doug Prince (Central Health), Monnie Burt (Peterview Councillor), Mayor Scott Sceviour (Botwood), Mayor Peter Chayter (Northern Arm) and Exploits MHA Jerry Dean.
The Volunteer of the Year awards were presented by Botwood, Northern Arm and Peterview along with Central Health. Pictured are (front) Amanda Sheppard (Peterview), Terry Hancock (Botwood), Fred Butler (Northern Arm); (back) Doug Prince (Central Health), Monnie Burt (Peterview Councillor), Mayor Scott Sceviour (Botwood), Mayor Peter Chayter (Northern Arm) and Exploits MHA Jerry Dean.

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.

Doug Prince, director of Health Services, presented guest speaker Heather Brown, vice-president long-term care and community health with token of appreciation for taking time to speak at the volunteer banquet.
Volunteer Appreciation dinner emcee Chad Langdon accepted a gift from Doug Prince, director of Health Services Exploits for his continued support and willingness to perform many tasks asked of him.
Leaving the volunteer awards banquet this tailgate sign was spotted on a truck. It speaks volumes with just a few words and highlighting this person’s involvement in both groups over the years as do others volunteer in multiple groups in not only Botwood but all across the province.

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