Three Cardington residents were honored during a recent meeting of the Chester Arbor of the Gleaners Life Insurance Society.
Held at St. John Lutheran Church, Windfall, the meeting was conducted by Linda Ruehrmund, president, who recognized Kyle Breece, Nadia Ann Kerman and Dwight McFarland for their outstanding volunteer contributions to the community. Each was presented with a clock trophy, a volunteer pin and an accidental death insurance policy.
Breece received the senior award for being a volunteer with “many hats,” while working as a volunteer with his church’s projects that affect those in the community. That includes his help with the food pantry where he takes an inventory of food, orders and processes them and then helps with the school supply project. He also assists the coaches with their bookkeeping at sports events.
Kerman is a high school senior and a student at The Ohio State University. She has accomplished outstanding success through her participation in extra school activities and as a member of 4-H, her church, and a volunteer for special events. She coached basketball for a youth Hoops for Him team, was a camp counselor and initiated a student buddy program at her high school.
McFarland received the senior award for being a volunteer with “many hats” He assists at the Senior Center, American Red Cross or wherever he can make a difference.
Guests at this meeting were Ohio Congressman-elect Wesley Goodman and his wife, Bethany.
The Chester Arbor society agreed to help finance the annual Veterans Day Dinner to be held Friday, Nov. 11, at the Post 97 home in Cardington.