2019 Spirit of Volunteerism
A sold out crowd of more than 600 people, including local community leaders, non-profit agency representatives and business executives, turned out Thursday, May 9, for the 2019 Spirit of Volunteerism Awards. The Helpline Center hosted the luncheon at the Sioux Falls Convention Center. A total of 84 nominees, all of whom are local volunteers, were recognized at the 36th annual awards luncheon.
Winners of the Spirit of Volunteerism Awards were announced in the following categories: Youth, Group, Adult (Up and Coming, Shining Bright, Lifetime), and Corporate Humanitarian. In addition, 12 Volunteer of the Month award winners were recognized during the program and three local high school students received a Youth Leadership Award scholarship. The banquet featured inspiring stories about unsung heroes going above and beyond to volunteer in our community.
Sponsors of the event include: Midco, Avera, The First National Bank in Sioux Falls, Independent Insurance Agents of Sioux Falls, High Point Networks, Children’s Dental Center and Parkway Orthodontics, First PREMIER Bank/PREMIER Bankcard, MetaBank and Citi.