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By Matt McGregor
Staff Writer 

Volunteers Recognized By Governor's Award


Last updated 5/1/2019 at 4:41pm

Matt McGregor

Recipients of the 2019 N.C. Governor's Volunteer Service Awards are, left to right, Paul Hoffman, Tricia Poche, Cathie Hargreaves, Bryan O'Neill for the Connestee Falls Student Scholarship program, Maureen Sieber and Allen Haas.

Five residents and one organization were honored Tuesday during the Governor's Volunteer Service Award presentation at the library's Rogow Room.

"There is tremendous volunteerism in Transyl-vania County," said Colin Kirkman, with the United Way of Transylvania County and a Transylvania Resource Access Information Net-work (TRAIN) specialist.

The United Way of Transylvania County and the Transylvania County Library sponsored the event.

"The Governor's Volunteer Service Awards have a wonderful history in our county," Kirkman said. "They were quiet for a few years, and there was a lull. Th...

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