17 Aug Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service Highighted Work of Volunteers in Niangua, MO
Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service was celebrated “school assembly” style in Niangua, MO on April 1, 2014 with a gymnasium full of students and honored guests. Those in attendance gathered to honor the efforts of Grandma Becky Kay and the OACAC Foster Grandparent Program and to recognize the efforts of the Niangua Community Food Pantry.
To commemorate the Second Annual Mayors Day of Recognition for National Service, Mitch Sitton, Mayor of Niangua, Missouri, presented a proclamation to the Ozarks Area Community Action Corporation’s (OACAC) Foster Grandparent Program and Becky Kay, an OACAC Foster Grandparent. An additional award from OACAC was presented to Becky Kay, Leota Cantrell, and the Niangua R-V School District for establishing the Niangua Community Food Pantry. Other honored guests in attendance included Carl Rosenkranz, Executive Director of OACAC; Debbie Young, Director of the OACAC Foster Grandparent Program; Mr. T.J. Bransfield, Superintendent of Niangua Schools; Sherry Mayo, Niangua Elementary School Principal; Bart Brown, President/CEO Ozarks Food Harvest; members of the Kay family, and others in the community.
The Mayor’s Day of Recognition for National Service is a unique opportunity to spotlight the key role that service plays in solving local problems and challenges. Participating in the day highlights the impact of citizen service and shows support for nonprofit and service groups and individual and, hopefully, inspire additional residents to serve in their communities. Read More!
From Left to Right: Debbie Young, Director of the OACAC Foster Grandparent Program;
Sherry Mayo, Principal of Niangua Elementary School; Bart Brown, President/CEO Ozarks Food Harvest;
Leota Cantrell, Niangua Community Food Pantry; Becky Kay, OACAC Foster Grandparent and
Niangua Community Food Pantry; T.J. Bransfield, Superintendent Niangua R-V Schools;
and Carl Rosenkranz, Executive Director of OACAC