Volunteers Honored in Southwest Virginia

Volunteers Honored in Southwest Virginia

The United Way of Southwest Virginia's 2018 Impact Awards were held March 15, 2018,  in Abingdon. United Way recognized companies, community groups, and individuals who were a part of the fight for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in Southwest Virginia. The event was sponsored by Appalachian Community Federal Credit Union. The winners are as follows:

  • 2017 Media Partners: Bristol Herald Courier, WCYB-TV, 93.9 FM, The Business Journal of Tri-Cities TN/VA
  • 2017 Corporate Partners: Food City, Universal Fibers, Utility Trailer
  • President’s Volunteer Service Award Winners: 
    • Bronze: Abbigale Duncan, Lauren Powell, Makayla Haynes, Laura Horton, Elly Jackson, Carrie Sproles, Anna Thompson, Danny Ward, and Monty Vernon
    • Silver: Chloe Sutherland, Aleia Warren, and Luke Icenhour
    • Gold: Austin Copley, and Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing Southwest Virginia Region
  • Celebrity Bagging Pre-Event Fundraising Award: Mountain Empire Community College
  • Growth and Innovation Award: Vanguard
  • Top Giver Award: Legacy Mountain States Health Alliance (now Ballad Health)
  • Community Partner of the Year: Food City
  • Women of Distinction Award: Brenda Sutherland
  • Spirit of the Community Award: Mohawk Industries

Read the winners' stories at http://unitedwayswva.org/community-members-honored-for-impact-on-region/

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