Honoree Barbara Woodall holds her volunteer of the year award, which was presented by student Marcus Edwards. Woodall instituted the St. James AME Church CHILL summer reading program.
From left, St. James AME Church CHOICES After-School Program Volunteer Board members Cydnee Phoenix, Yvonne Allmond, David Allmond, Rhonda Hart, the Rev. Carolyn Montague, Diane Parker, Shir Carson, Collins Carson and Timmel Brown prepared for the volunteer-appreciation awards ceremony Jan. 19.
Atlantic City Council President William Marsh, honoree Patricia Young, of Atlantic City, and event chairperson Timmel Brown posed at the event. Young was honored for her volunteer work at St. James AME Church in fitness and nutrition.
Marsh and Brown presented an award to Indra Owens, second from left, and Automne Bennett, right, co-founders of Princess Inc., which promotes healthy self-esteem and offers support to girls and women ages 13 to 22.
CHOICE alumna Gordine Tazewell displayed the award of Thomas Watts Jr.
From left, Rhonda Hart, coordinator of St. James AME Church CHOICES After-School Program, and award presenters Shadiya Montague, Gordine Tazewell, Zoranay Coursey, Chelsea Caesar and Marcus Edwards gathered at the start of the awards ceremony.