The Sewanee Civic Association invites nominations for the 30th annual Community Service Award. The award recognizes the person or organization that has made outstanding contributions to the community. The kind of contribution varies widely, but the recipient is one who has helped make Sewanee a better place and improved the quality of life for everyone in the area.
Nominations are due by Friday, March 28. Past recipients are not eligible to receive the award again. Send the name of your nominee, along with the reasons you are nominating this person and/or group, to sewaneecommunitychest at gmail.com. The award will be presented at the SCA’s April 16 meeting.
Past recipients include Helen Bailey, Sewanee Youth Soccer, Dr. Matt Petrilla, Harry and Jean Yeatman, Marshall Hawkins, Karen Keele, Tom Watson, Susan Binkley and the Blue Monarch, the Sewanee Senior Center Food Pantry (Lena McBee, Sue Hawkins, Charlsie Green), George and Ruth Ramseur, Dr. John Gessel, Dora Turner, the Community Action Committee; Geraldine Hewitt Piccard and the Messenger, Myrtis Keppler, Connie Warner, Ina May Myers, Pete Green, Duval and Boo Cravens, Housing Sewanee, Arthur Ben and Betty Nick Chitty, Harry and Millie Dodd, the Sisters of St. Mary’s, Martha Dugan, Emerald-Hodgson Hospital Auxiliary, David Green, Joe David McBee, Robert Lancaster, Marcia Webb, Doug Cameron, Phoebe Bates, Marilyn Powell, and Louise Irwin.