VOLUNTEERISM – NO
COMMUNITY CAN EXIST WITHOUT IT.
the practice of people working on behalf of others
or a particular cause without payment for their time and
Few realize the
significant impact volunteers have on our community.
They give of their time, talent and energy for the
benefit of all who live here.
Lions Club, the Chamber of Commerce, our scout troops,
our city government and our schools -- these are some of
the many groups that rely heavily on volunteers. Some
depend exclusively on volunteers and couldn’t exist
without them. From the ranks of these organizations
come the people who run the blood drives, the cancer
fund raisers, the festivals and many more worthwhile and
essential community causes and events.
One of the ways
our community recognizes volunteers is through the
annual Clifford E. Payne Volunteerism Award. Anyone can
nominate a person to receive this award. All qualified
nominees will receive a framed certificate of
appreciation and a committee appointed by the school
board will select one nominee to receive the Payne
How many people
do you know who volunteer in Fennville? I bet there are
several. Here’s how you can thank them for the
contributions they make to our community. Go to the
link below to present your nomination. It’ll take five
minutes of your time and one click to submit the form.
encouraging volunteerism is good for Fennville!