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At the heart of the Junior League of Collin County (JLCC) is volunteerism.  Since their inception 42 years ago, JLCC has contributed over 760,000 volunteer hours to the community through nonprofits serving Collin County. To celebrate and encourage volunteerism throughout the Collin County region, JLCC hosts the annual Excellence in Volunteer Service Awards to honor local volunteers, nonprofit organizations, and business volunteer programs that make important contributions and assist the residents of Collin County.  The keynote speaker, Dr. John Siburt of City Square will share ways the community can engage in fight the causes of poverty and homelessness.  The following individuals and organizations have been named finalists for the Excellence in Volunteer Service Awards to be held Thursday, April 25, 2019 at Aristide McKinney located in Craig Ranch.  Tickets are available.  Sponsors include Community Impact, Gittings, Market Street and Sewell Audi McKinney.

Collin County Volunteer of the Year Nominees

Jason Dyke (Carson’s Village)

Todd Fischer (North Texas Food Bank)

Julie Foughty (Chamberlain Performing Arts)

Lutricia "Trish" Patterson Wilson (Junior League of Collin County)

 

Youth Volunteer of the Year Nominees

Chloe Frohock (Heritage Farmstead Museum)

Ashton-Brette Rusthoven (National Charity League – Plano Chapter)

 

Nonprofit Professional of the Year Nominees

Trisha Cunningham (North Texas Food Bank)

M'Lou Hyttinen  (Heritage Farmstead)

Laurie Tauriainen  (Women Rock)

 

Nonprofit Organization of the Year Nominees

Heritage Farmstead Museum (link)

McKinney Public Safety Children’s Scholarship Foundation

My Possibilities (link)

The Samaritan Inn (link)

The Source of Hope (link)

The Turning Point (link)

WOMEN ROCK (link)

Young Men’s Service League Wildcat Chapter (North Texas Food Bank)

 

Community Business Partner of the Year Nominees

Markel-MidSouth (link)

SRS Distribution and SRS Raise the Roof Foundation (link) nominated by The Samaritan Inn

 

Luncheon tickets and more information:  evsa@jlcollincounty.org; visit: (link)   or call 972-769-0557

For JLCC membership or to contribute, please visit:  http://www.jlcollincounty.org