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Press Release: RTDC Announces Annual Volunteer Award Recipients
POUGHKEEPSIE, NY - 10/29/14 - Rebuilding Together Dutchess County, a nonprofit housing organization serving Dutchess County for over 23 years, announced the 2014 recipients of their annual Volunteer of the Year and Tradesperson of the Year Awards. The awards for outstanding volunteer service will be presented to Larry Theisen and tradesperson Bruce Peter, President of Just Exteriors Plus, at Rebuilding Together’s 8th Annual Night of Comedy on November 6, 2014 at the Grandview.
The Ron Stein Volunteer of the Year Award is named after Rebuilding Together’s founding board member and recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to the organization through their volunteer service. Larry Theisen has been volunteering with Rebuilding Together for over 20 years and has shown exceptional commitment to RTDC as a Home Inspector and House Captain for the past six years. “Larry is one of our most dependable house captains, he always sees the job through, no matter the size and length of the project. He is known for going above and beyond to make the homes of the individuals we serve safe, while creating a positive and enriching experience for volunteers,” said RTDC Project Coordinator, Wyeth Drummond.
The Tradesperson of the Year award recognizes an individual who has provided a high level of support or activity to Rebuilding Together through their trade or special skill. Bruce Peter, and his Just Exteriors Plus team have replaced two roofs for Rebuilding Together clients and done several other repairs requiring a skilled team in the past two years. Bruce and his team assisted Rebuilding Together again this fall with an exterior siding project for an elderly homeowner. “We are thrilled to recognize Bruce for his dedication and contributions to RTDC and the homeowners we serve. We know we can always count on Bruce and his team to bring the homes of Dutchess County families in need back to a safe, warm, and dry environment,” said RTDC Executive Director, Christina Boryk.
To support Rebuilding Together’s 2014 volunteer award recipients at the 8th annual Night of Comedy on November 6th, please register on the organization’s website rebuildingtogetherdutchess.org or call 845-454-7310.