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Volunteer Center of Door County salutes Golden Heart Recipients

In celebration of all volunteers in Door County, the 2020 Virtual Golden Heart Awards were presented last Thursday.  The event honored organizations and individuals throughout Door County with five categories receiving recognition.  Delilah Rose, a senior at Southern Door High School was one of three students that won the Youth Golden Heart Scholarship Award.  A student correspondent for DoorCountyDailyNews.com, Rose shares what volunteering means to her. 

 

 

Rose is involved in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program in Door County and volunteers at the United Methodist Church during Thanksgiving week every year.  Other students receiving awards included Ava Carmody of Sturgeon Bay and Kayla Scharrig of Gibraltar.  The Adult Volunteer of the Year was Sandy Orsted of the Belgian Heritage Center.  Fran Schefchik won the Karl May Lifetime of Service Award.  The WPS Environmental Stewardship Award went to Bobby Deggendorf and Steve Umentum of Sunrise Explorer Leaders.  Edge & Life Teen Core Members of Youth Ministry for the Catholic Churches won the Volunteer Group of the Year. 

 

 

 

 

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