Dove Honors Retired, Senior Volunteers

Dove Honors Retired, Senior Volunteers

September 21 – Jim Beckhart, Patty Cain and David and Barbara Banfield were honored Thursday during the 42nd annual Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon for Dove, Inc.’s Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP).

Beckhart, Cain, the Banfields and the Northeast Community Fund were chosen as this year’s winners of the Recognition of Service Excellence (ROSE) Awards, presented to one male volunteer, one female volunteer, one couple and one outstanding volunteer organization.

U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis and Corporation for National and Community Service CEO Barbara Stewart spoke at the event, while Macon County Sheriff’s Office Administrative Lieutenant Jonathan Butts served as guest speaker.

According to Dove’s Annual Report, the RSVP of Macon and DeWitt Counties had 345 active volunteers, 200 volunteer jobs and totaled more than 62,000 hours of service.