Philanthropist & Volunteer of the Year award

2019

  • Gloria Schroeder – to be named
  • Denise O’Connor-Munsey – Dolly Parton Imagination Library – $750
  • Linda Andersen, Naomi Ford, Emma Perera – Galva Historical Association – $500

2018

  • Gary and Rosemary Fisher – Moundridge Historical Association – $500 grant and Moundridge Arts Council – $500 grant
  • Harold Schlender – McPherson Opera House – $750 grant
  • Vaughn Ingram – Mt. Hope Sanctuary – $500 grant

 2017

  • David J. Nutt – Post-humous for his contribution to the Lindsborg Community

 2016

  • Verla Thomason – Community Thanksgiving Dinners – $500 grant and Inman Museum – $500 grant
  • Warren Vincent – Kansas Honor Flight – $750 grant
  • June Anderson – McPherson Hospital – $500 grant

2015

  • Scott Achenbach – Bethany Home – $1000 grant
  • Eric Edwards – Circles of McPherson County – $750 grant
  • Betty Jo Houchen – McPherson Arts Alliance – $500 grant
  • Super Morphing Ninjas  – Destination Imagination Team – Honorable Mention – $50 grant to Special Olympics

2014

  • Bill Toews – Special Olympics – $1000 grant
  • Pat Bruce – McPherson Hospital Volunteers – $750 grant
  • Steve Burghart – St. Joseph Catholic School – $500 grant
  • Ralph Vogel – Inman Museum – $500 grant

2013

  • Bill Parker – McPherson Area Habitat for Humanity
  • Neisha Dahlstrom – Circles of McPherson County
  • Ruby Jantzen and Delonna Barnett – Angels’ Attic

2012

  • LaVon Ediger – ReUse It Center
  • Sondra Frank – McPherson County Resource Council
  • David Nigh – McPherson Opera House

2011

  • Jim and Barb Greischar – Community Thanksgiving Dinners

2010

  • Jeff and Sue Odermann – Outreach McPherson

2009

  • Patsy Magelssen – Trash to Treasure

2008

  • Jim Loving – McPherson Family YMCA