The Ottumwa Courier

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July 5, 2013

Area volunteers recognized

OTTUMWA — Several area volunteers were recently recognized with the Governor’s Volunteer Awards.

The program was created in 1982 with inaugural awards presented in 1983. What began as a small program only available to state government agencies has expanded over the years and now provides all Iowa nonprofit, charitable and government organizations with a way to honor their volunteers with a state-level recognition award.

Area recipients included:

ALBIA: Colleen Putnam, Joan Runyan, Monroe County Hospital

BEACON: Mary Richards

BLOOMFIELD: Floyd Brown, Matt Greiner, Izaak Walton League of Bloomfield

CENTERVILLE: Kris Laurson, Bill Thom

DOUDS/MILTON: Boy Scout Troop 99

ELDON: Shirley Stacey

FAIRFIELD: Edd Felgar, Rustin Lippincott, Fred and Betty Krueger, Jefferson County Health Center

KEOSAUQUA: Linda Goldstein, Van Buren County Hospital

KEOTA: Church of the Brethren

LIBERTYVILLE: Toni Griffith

NEW SHARON: John Colligan

OSKALOOSA: Byron Engelhoven, John Eveland, Pauline Ferns, Buck Hicklin, Victoria Laird, Lona McGrew, Nora Stanbro, Joe Wheeler

OTTUMWA: Lynelle Diers, Leslie Docekal, Mark Eckman, Himar Hernandez, Brenda Miller, Justice Parcel, Clark Peterson, Brittany Rouze

SIGOURNEY: Lloyd Hahn, Lyle G. Van Fleet, Manor House

STOCKPORT: John Schuck

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