BROOKSVILLE — HEART Literacy celebrated its Volunteers in Education at the 2010-2011 Volunteer and Partner Luncheon April 28 at Silverthorn Country Club. Here are the volunteer businesses and individuals recognized at the event:
Commissioner's Business Recognition Award/Business Partner District Selections: Publix Store No. 1020, partner with Westside Elementary School; Suncoast Schools Federal Credit Union, partner with Central High School.
Business Partner School nominations: Boys and Girls Club of Hernando, Springstead; DQ Grill and Chill, Brooksville Elementary; Golden Corral, Spring Hill Elementary; JCPenney, Nature Coast Technical High ; Publix No. 630 and No. 1132, Moton Elementary; Suncoast Urgent Care, Challenger K8; SunTrust, Weeki Wachee High; United Way, Pine Grove Elementary; Walmart Distribution Center, Hernando High; Woodside Photography, Chocachatti Elementary.
Outstanding School Volunteer Award: Peggy Beyer, Mary Ann Bozeman, Gary Carlisle, Lauren Churchill, Evelyn Dennis, Thomas Dowd, Paul Griffin, Heather Hilbert, Edith Housell, Kathleen Jones, Victoria Kaczynski, Timothy McGrath, Rita Milone, Joanne Morse, Sharon Nott, Albert Oemcke, Diane Orloff, James Peppe, David Pletincks, Sharon Pope, Michelle Romaelle, Amber Rosales, Cheryl, Schurecht, Joseph Schutten, Cynthia Sierak, Donna Sniffen, Kimberly Stone, Nancy Wallace, Sandra Wilson.
District winners: Senior, John Hlivyak, Explorer K8; adult, Tami Smith, Suncoast Elementary School; youth, Christine Sniffen, Challenger K8.
500+ Hour Club: Jessica Baker, Vi Coogler, Emilie Finney, Anita Gluch, Sarah Johnston, Victoria Kaczynski, Charles Kruse, Cynthia Sierak and Nancy Wallace.
Special recognition: Charles "Mr. Ted" Rahal, 101, Brooksville Elementary; Elna Hastings, 94, HEART Literacy; Daniel Oriordan, 90, Westside Elementary School; Betty McCandless, 90, HEART Literacy; Henry Lamwers, 90, HEART Literacy.
Parent Involvement Award recognition: Jackie Major and Gino Ortiz, Central High School; Joanne Grousse, Deltona Elementary, Kris Noto, D.S. Parrott Middle School; Jennifer Reid (state's Region 4 winner), Explorer K8.
Silver Award: Central High, Nature Coast Technical High and West Hernando Middle schools.
Golden Award: Challenger K8, D.S. Parrott Middle, Eastside Elementary, Explorer K8, Springstead High, Fox Chapel Middle, HEART Literacy, Hernando High, Powell Middle, Spring Hill Elementary, Weeki Wachee High School.
10-Year Golden Award: Brooksville Elementary, Chocachatti Elementary, Deltona Elementary, J.D. Floyd K8, Moton Elementary, Pine Grove Elementary, Suncoast Elementary and Westside Elementary.