Each year, community members dedicate more than 5,000 hours of time to Wicomico County Recreation, Parks & Tourism. Volunteers who are working to make a positive difference in Wicomico County were honored at the annual Volunteer Appreciation and Sportsmanship Awards Banquet on Monday, Dec. 5, at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center.
Based on the nominations submitted, the Recreation Commission presented awards to the following recipients.
Outstanding Youth Coach Sportsmanship: Erick Sahler
Outstanding Youth Sportsmanship: Stephanie English
Outstanding Sports Coach: Bart Talbert
Outstanding Youth Volunteer: Emily Richardson
Outstanding Citizen Volunteer: Allan Cunningham
Outstanding Recreation Council Volunteer: Gloria and Kenneth Wessels
Outstanding Business Booster: Pohanka Automotive of Salisbury
Outstanding Environmental Improvement Volunteer: Parkside High A+ Garden Center
Outstanding Tourism Volunteer: Rick Roman
Outstanding Community Volunteer: Zoey DiPasqua
Lorne C. Rickert Lifetime Volunteer Award: Dorothy “Dot” Dickerson
Caption: After receiving their awards at Wicomico County Recreation, Parks & Tourism’s Volunteer Appreciation and Sportsmanship Awards Banquet at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center on Dec. 5, award winners gathered for a photo. Pictured in the back row, from left, are Allan Cunningham; Erick Sahler; Bart Talbert; Rick Roman; Herb Williams, who accepted the award for Pohanka Automotive of Salisbury; Stephanie English; Gloria Wessels and Kenneth Wessels. Pictured in the front row, from left, are Rich Leary, who accepted the award for the Parkside High A+ Garden Center; Dorothy “Dot” Dickerson; and Zoey DiPasqua. Not pictured: Emily Richardson