VBRC announces community service award honorees
The Voorhees Breakfast Rotary Club has announced their Community Service Award honorees for 2012. Dr. Joseph Perno, owner of Voorhees Family Dentistry, has been selected as Voorhees Business Person of the Year. Leta Strain, teacher at Osage School, has been chosen as Voorhees Citizen of the Year and Heidi Cullen, a pediatric nurse and volunteer team leader for Voorhees Domestic Violence Response Team, has been designated as Voorhees First Responder of the Year.
Inspired by their motto, “Service Above Self,” the Voorhees Breakfast Rotary Club has been formally recognizing others in the community who live by the same credo for the past four years.
Perno, Strait and Cullen will be honored during the fourth annual Voorhees Community Awards Dinner on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Venice Plaza in Berlin. The awards ceremony will follow a sumptuous celebration, which will include hors d’oeuvres, a served, sit-down dinner and dessert, with wine and beer available all evening.
Tickets may be purchased for $70 each or $525 for a table of eight. Those wishing to order tickets should send a check payable to “Voorhees Breakfast Rotary Club Foundation” to the Voorhees Breakfast Rotary Club, P.O. Box 1645, Voorhees, NJ 08043. Tickets will be mailed to the address shown on the check unless a different address is provided.
Program ads are also available for individuals and organization wishing to show their support. Ad prices range from $250 for a full-page (4.5”w x 7.5”), $140 for a half-page (4.5”w x 3.75”) and $75 for a quarter-page (2.25”w x 3.75”). Ads should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or attached to the check. The deadline for submitting ad requests is Dec. 31.
Proceeds from the Annual Community Awards Dinner benefit the Voorhees Breakfast Rotary Club’s numerous local and international service projects.
For more information about the Voorhees Breakfast Rotary Club or The Annual Awards Dinner — including sponsorship opportunities, please contact Chairman Mark Schott at (856) 772–3384 or Club Treasurer Nick Colanzi at (856) 435–6200.