Two new volunteers, Kristi Morgan of Dunnville and Larry Casey of Forkland, shared the Cream of Volunteers Award, given to new members who have made the greatest volunteer contribution to the chapter. Both serve on the Red Cross Board of Directors.
Morgan, a family service worker for Casey County, served as an student intern for the chapter and is a volunteer coordinator for Casey County.
Casey, a Lowe's employee and locksmith, serves as a team member for the Forkland area.
The Heart of Kentucky United Way was recognized for its donation which provided 45 percent of the chapter's annual budget.
Other volunteers recognized were Alex and Louis Papp, Sue Walker, Kristie Morgan, Dana Morgan, Ruth Kriener, Brenda Prescott, Susan VanArsdale, Brian Scott, John Hargrave, Mike Sims, Richard Campbell, Esther Rugerio, Mona Wyatt, Hannah Conover, Mary Weber, Roger Trent, James Turner, Ashton Inden, Debbie Coffman, Justin LaPorte, Ann Byrom, Patti Chidester, Twanda Smith and Paul Wilkinson.
Financial supporters recognized included:
Trim Masters as a member of the Clara Barton Society, Sponsor's Club and signifying a contribution of $5,000 or more to the Red Cross. Trim Masters contributed to the Red Cross disaster appeal to benefit Harrodsburg tornado victims.
Farmers National Bank as Clara Barton Society and Friends Club member for donating more than $1,000 to the organization. The bank made its contribution for the Harrodsburg disaster victims.
Food Lion also was recognized as Clara Barton Society and Friends Club member for it contribution to benefit the local chapter's work.
Recognized as Honor Society members were Thoroughbred Threads and Fifth Third Bank for donating more than $100 to the chapter.
Merchants recognized for their donations to Red Cross are: Butternut Bread, Food Lion, Gordon Food Service, The Joe Davis Co., Kmart, Kroger, Lee's Famous Recipe, Wal-Mart, Danville Office Equipment, Good Neighbor, Kroger, Hall's and The Medicine Shoppe pharmacies, The Medicine Shoppe, Tenth Planet, Heritage Bank, Casey County Bank, National City Bank, Dairy Queen, McDonald's and Pizza Hut.