We Thank Our Volunteers for their Commit-MINT!

The Annual Volunteer Appreciation Banquet was held on April 18th, at the Rochester International Event Center.  MINT was the theme this year: Thank you for your commit-MINT, involve-MINT, and invest-MINT!  Entertain-MINT was provided by the Rhubarb Sisters.  Attended by 250 volunteers and guests, the event celebrated the contributions volunteers make to Channel One and recognized five individuals and groups for outstanding service in 2015.    

Over 2,500 individuals volunteered with Channel One last year, contributing approximately 31,000 hours of volunteer service. The volunteer force is equivalent to 15 full-time employees, and we are grateful for each of our volunteers. 

Volunteers recognized at the event for Outstanding Volunteer Service included: Peace United Church of Christ Volunteers; Shelley DeYoung, coordinator of the Alternative Learning Center Volunteers; Charles and Marlys Fremstad; Think Mutual Bank Retirees; and Nicole Anderson and her son Oliver Anderson.

Awards were given for consistent service, willingness to take on new responsibilities, positive attitude, and dedication and commitment to Channel One.  Congratulations to this year's recipients!

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