Janine Smith honored for her volunteerism at Carver

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Janine Smith honored for her service

By Erin Kayata

2017 Volunteer Recognition Awards Honorees

Hands-On Community Service Award: Jeff Holland, New Canaan Pop-Up Park

Hands-On Hall of Fame: Janine Smith, Carver Foundation of Norwalk

Hands-On Rookie of the Year: Gerald Katz, Family & Children’s Agency

Hands-On MVP: Lissette Caldero, Family ReEntry

Hands-On Inspiration Award: Paul Reinhardt, New Canaan Parent Support Group

Hands-On Unsung Hero: Dale Carbonier, New Canaan Chamber of Commerce

Hands-On Lifetime Achievement: Joyce Gould, Person-to-Person

Outstanding Group: New Canaan YMCA’s Togetherhood Commitee

Team Hall of Fame: Debbie Eagan and Nancy Roath, Future 5

Youth MVP: Logan Diliberto, The Center for Sexual Assault Crisis Counseling & Education Center

Community Champions: C.E.R.T. New Canaan

Board Rising Star: Eden Breed, Pivot Ministries

Board Rookie of the Year: Lindsay Burn Grimes, Family Centers

Board MVP: Emily Warren, Arts for Healing

Board Hall of Fame: Janice Luddy, New Canaan Historical Society

The 15 honorees were chosen by a committee who presented the awards throughout the night. Each volunteer was given a small, glass-encased clock to represent the time they’ve given to their community.

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Jim Schaffer