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Viewfinder: Vienna Honors Volunteers

We are always on the prowl in our communities for great photos and local stories. This week, we captured the town's Volunteer Recognition Day.

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Every week, we'll highlight people, places and events around Vienna in this spot.

This week, we captured a special meeting of the Mayor's Advisory Committee as it held its annual Volunteer Recognition Day on Tuesday in the Flame Room of the Vienna Volunteer Fire Department.

The annual ceremony celebrates and promotes volunteerism in Vienna. Each year, residents have a chance to nominate friends, neighbors or family members who they believe have made a difference in Vienna through their outstanding volunteering.

 “Volunteering of one’s time and resources is a fundamental part of the tradition of our country and is essential to its spirit," Mayor Jane Seeman said in a proclamation.  "The people of our community benefit from the deeds of these selfless and dedicated individuals and organizations.”

Residents who were honored include:

  • Tana Keeffe, who won the Carole Wolfand Community Service Award, which is given each year to a town business or business owner in recognition of "outstanding contributions to the community life and spirit of Vienna." The award is given by the Town/Business Liaison Committee
  • Robert Borgatti
  • Harold Bonacquist
  • Miles Bowen
  • Sydney Bowen
  • Linda Collins
  • Mike Davis
  • Alma Frank
  • Laurie Harmon
  • L.F. Jennings
  • Steve Kenney
  • Mark Lander
  • Ann Martin
  • Marjorie Midili
  • John “Jack” Reichert, Jr.,
  • Mr. and Mrs. Tim Sampson and family
  • John Shults
  • Susan Stillman
  • Anne Stuntz
  • Howard Svigals
  • Dorothy Evans
  • Bill Farrell
  • Mike Garbacz
  • Julius Hankin
  • Jean Jennings
  • Marcie Lee
  • Harry Mason
  • Ralph Nider
  • Eileen (Casey) Tarr
  • June Terry
  • Maria Alvarez-Lundie
  • Diane Eckert
  • Sara Freund
  • Cynthia Kohrmann
  • Sharmila Rao
  • Deborah Roney
  • Katie Wolffe
  • Liz DiFrancisco
  • Barbara Mackie Franklin
  • Dan Mulville

Click through the photo gallery to catch a glimpse of the event.

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