Volunteer appreciation dinner for 2018

April is Volunteer Appreciation month, and ECCCM will fully celebrate our volunteers throughout the entire month.

This year's Volunteer Appreciation Dinner was held on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 6:00 PM, and was hosted by St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Newton. 

As usual, ECCCM's Charlie Bunn Service Award was presented to the ECCCM Volunteer of the Year at this dinner. 


 Charlie Bunn Service Award

 Charlie's passion was hunger relief

Charlie's passion was hunger relief

The annual Charlie Bunn Service Award is awarded to an outstanding volunteer who models the volunteer ethic, ethos and spirit exemplified by Charlie Bunn over the many years and countless hours he volunteered and worked side-by-side with others at Eastern Catawba Cooperative Christian Ministry, Inc. 

Volunteers are nominated by open nominations via an official ECCCM Charlie Bunn Volunteer Service Award nomination form. A selection committee comprised of volunteers and ECCCM staff members reviews all nominations and is responsible for the selection of the annual recipient, who will be honored at the annual volunteer appreciation dinner. The family of Charlie Bunn will make a donation to ECCCM in honor of the annual recipient.

The criteria that will determine the recipient of the annual ECCCM Charlie Bunn Volunteer Service Award will be comprised of the following attributes. 

  1. Demonstration of passion and dedication to ECCCM.
  2. Contributions to ECCCM's mission, putting ECCCM first.
  3. Commitment, dependability and conscientiousness. 
  4. Leadership abilities and knowledge of operations, regulations and priorities.
  5. Strong work ethic, selfless service, volunteer ethos, spirit of cooperation and charity.
  6. Logic and thinking for organizational skills in food pantry/warehouse area.
  7. Demonstration of innovations, initiatives, ideas, vision, team player.
  8. Evidence of giving back to the community through volunteering at ECCCM.

2018 Charlie bunn service award recipient

Bruce Deese

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Other awards

 

ECCCM’S ‘Bout Time You Showed Up’ Award............................................... Steve Cloninger

ECCCM’S Christian Guilt Award................................................................. First UMC, Conver

ECCCM’S Place Looks Good Award...................................................................... Tym Wilson

ECCCM’S Life of the Party Award...................................................................... Dot Holdsclaw

ECCCM’S Double Trouble Award.......................................................... Greg & Jennifer Button

ECCCM’S Home Away From Home Award....................................................... Carol Dickinson

ECCCM’S Dingaling Award......................................................................................... Anita Deal

ECCCM’S Tag Team Award............................................................ Dee, Candi, Logan,& Nathan

ECCCM’S Keepin ‘Um Straight Award................................................................... Gene Clayton

ECCCM’S Food Bank at the Back Award.............................................................. John Furmage

ECCCM’S Walk It Off Award........................................................................................ NancyWall

ECCCM’S Tied in Knots Award....................................................................... Michael Robinson

ECCCM’S Rookie of the Year Award......................................................................... John Hardy

ECCCM’S Tunnel Vision Award............................................................................. Dora Clemons

ECCCM’S ‘What’s in Here’ Award........................................................................... Alice Woods

ECCCM’S ‘Take What You Want’ Award............................................................ George Franklin

ECCCM’S Mr. Sparky Award................................................................................... Merv McGee

ECCCM’S Cha Ching Award................................................................................... Patsy Woody

ECCCM’S Weekend Warrior Award......................................................................... Denny Schell

ECCCM’S Whippersnapper Award................................................ Tre Woods(Project Challenge)


Prior Volunteer of the Year

Charlie Bunn Service Award Recipients

 Carol Dickinson -- 2017

Carol Dickinson -- 2017

 Rick Burgess -- 2016

Rick Burgess -- 2016

 Eddie Warren -- 2015

Eddie Warren -- 2015

 Max Fox -- 2013

Max Fox -- 2013

Volunteer Appreciation Dinner RSVP FOrM

Please RSVP by March 20, 2017

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 Yolanda Matamoros-Ruiz -- 2014

Yolanda Matamoros-Ruiz -- 2014

 Gordon Johnson -- 2012

Gordon Johnson -- 2012