VOLUNTEER AWARD …

The Rangely 4-H Council was awarded the 2021 Small Town America Civic Volunteer Award from CivicPlus. This a very prestigious award and the group placed in the top 100 national winners. This year CivicPlus had 700 nominations from 49 states. In addition to the council’s award, Rangely 4-H member and three-time Colorado State Fair Champion Cash Leisher-Fromang was honored for “Outstanding Public Service  Volunteerism” by CivicPlus for Rio Blanco County. The 4-H Council and Cash each received a letter and certificate of recognition. The group will potentially be eligible for a volunteer service module to help organize others in their community to be of service. Millard Rose, CivicPlus Vice President, stated, “Your volunteer’s service to your community is an inspiration to all, and is exactly what this award program had in mind when it was developed.”  The nominations came from Rio Blanco County Commissioner Jeff Rector and nominees 2020/2021 accumulated community service and volunteer work was taken into consideration by CivicPlus.