SAAA honors active living center volunteers

Shenandoah Area Agency on Aging Deputy Director Cindy Palmer, right, presented SAAA's higest award to Ellie Cross. Courtesy photo
Winchester Active Living Center Director Tina Landes, right, presents the Winchester Active Living Center Volunteer of the Year Award to Sylvia Scott. Courtesy photo
Active Living Center Director Pala Schrader, left, presented the Frederick County Active Living Center Volunteer of the Year Award to Vicki Lipton. Courtesy photo
Warren County Active Living Center Director Terry Byrne, left, recognized Debbie Blankenship as Volunteer of the Year. Courtesy photo
Shenandoah County Active Living Center Director Helen Huffman, right, presents the Shenandoah County Active Living Center award for Volunteer of the Year to Dianne Brecht. Courtesy photo
Clarke County Active Living Center Director Bonnie Dodson, right, presents a certificate of appreciation to Rosemary Leone as Volunteer of the Year. Courtesy photo

Volunteers at the Shenandoah Area Agency on Aging’s Active Living Centers were honored during a picnic last week at the Clarke County Ruritan Building.

Ellie Cross was presented the highest award — the SAAA Volunteer of the Year award.

Those recognized as volunteers of the year were:

  • Debbie Blankenship, the Warren County Active Living Center.
  • Rosemary Leone, Clarke County Active Living Center.
  • Dianne Brecht, Shenandoah County Active Living Center.
  • John D. Painter, Page County Active Living Center.
  • Vicki Lipton, Frederick County Active Living Center.
  • Sylvia Scott, Winchester Active Living Center.
  •  Al Houston and the Joyful Noisemakers  — Evelyn Foltz, Paul Cook, and Willard McDonald, Fort Valley Active Living Center.