Volunteer Leadership Award
In this inaugural year, we received many wonderful applications and are humbled by the overwhelming response. We also are thankful for the volunteer spirit that these nominations reflect. After thoughtful consideration, our awards committee made the extremely difficult decision of choosing two very well deserving volunteers…
Clyde Buchanan has established many new programs to support and encourage the residents at Concordia Life Care Community in Oklahoma City, OK. He is fully engaged in making sure that residents are supported whether it be by his Music and Memory program, leading the weekly exercise class, or by excelling in his role as Concordia’s Resident Council President. He is valued not only by his peers, but also by the staff for his dedication to others.
For over 10 years Marva Eckman has served as the Director of Thee Lord’s Table, a weekly sit-down lunch served every Friday in Perry, GA. On average, 70-100 people attend this free meal that is served restaurant style with volunteer servers waiting on those who attend. It is open to all in the community and includes a devotion provided by the pastor at Christ Lutheran Church.