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2008 Governor's Service Award Recipients

West Virginia is blessed to have an abundance of citizens at every age level who have made a positive impact in our state. The following individuals, organizations and businesses have illustrated the true meaning of volunteerism. Each listed below has been selected as a recipient of the 2008 Governor's Service Awards.

Recipient Name
Youth 10-12 Emily Boggs Kanawha Jean Tenney
Adult Karen Haynes Putnam Brian Donat
Senior John "Bill" Dillon Summers Delores Moorman
Senior G. Lee Fisher Braxton Ed Ward
Senior Laura Sevy Fayette Tammy Boley
Lifetime Achievement William "Sarge" McGhee Wyoming Dewey Houck
Lifetime Achievement Harold "Kitty" Wilson Calhoun Richard Kirby
Organization Jonathon Powell Hope Foundation Mercer Omar Aboulhosn
Business Insite Kanawha Karen Price
Business Verizon Kanawha Jean Ambrose

To view the complete list of nominees, click here.

To view pictures from this year's Governor's Service Awards banquet, click here.

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