Kittitas County Community Events Calendar
Annual Volunteer Recognition Event
On April 23rd numerous volunteers from eleven different local community non-profit agencies and organizations will be honored for their volunteer service during 2012. Volunteers have been invited to a dinner at the Kittitas Valley Events Center. The theme for the event is "Volunteers Plant the Seeds of Love" with the event organizers are using Earth Day, recycling and environmental awareness for the decorations and gifts.
Table sponsors this year are Brookside Funeral Home, Downtown Pharmacy, Yakima Federal Saving and Loan Association and Ellensburg Cement Products.
Central Nursery, Irish Eyes Garden Seeds and Bi-Mart have donated all of the plant seed packets as part of the gift packets the volunteers will receive.
One volunteer will be recognized for a Lifetime Achievement Award with a certificate and letter from the White House. Byron Thomas will be providing the music for the evening.
Host agencies include RSVP and Volunteer Center, Kittitas Valley Healthcare, Adult Activity Center, Royal Vista Nursing and Rehab, Kittitas County Hospice Friends, Elmview, Hearthstone Cottage Retirement and Assisted Living, Dry Creek Assisted Living, Mountain View Meadows, Dispute Resolution Center of Yakima and Kittitas County and F.I.S.H
The event, which starts at 5:30 pm, is being held during National Volunteer Week.