By Brad Kessie
Habitat for Humanity of the MS Gulf Coast nominated the Chair of our Board of Directors, Delmar Robinson for a GIVE (Governor’s Initiative for Volunteer Excellence) award and I am excited to tell you, Mr. Robinson was selected for the award. Congratulations Delmar!!!
Mississippi honors Robinson for his gift of giving
Posted: Mar 19, 2012 1:49 PM CDT
Updated: Mar 19, 2012 1:49 PM CDT
By Brad Kessie, News Director
BILOXI, MS (WLOX) –
The Governor’s Initiative for Volunteer Excellence (GIVE) just released its list of honorees, people who do extraordinary things to improve our communities. Delmar Robinson is on that list. Robinson is being recognized for his outstanding achievement in sustainable community solutions.
The GIVE Awards honor individuals and groups who positively impact the state of Mississippi through their significant volunteer efforts.
“The 2012 GIVE Award recipients raise the bar in humanitarianism and servant leadership; not only for the state of Mississippi, but for the nation. We are humbled and honored to tell their stories of selfless service that are sure to inspire and encourage in these trying times,” said W. David Mallery, MCVS Executive Director.
Alexander’s Photography will also receive a GIVE award for its outstanding volunteer service by a business.
Here’s a look at all of this year’s winners:
Elbert Hilliard (Madison) The Marsha Meeks Kelly Award For Lifetime Achievement in Volunteer Service
Dr. Giovini Chinchar (Jackson) Outstanding Humanitarian Service
Elizabeth Coleman (Jackson) Outstanding Achievement by a Volunteer Management Professional
Callie Crider (Hattiesburg) Outstanding Service by a Youth
Geraldine C. Grammer (Shelby) Outstanding Achievement in Community Revitalization
Preston Hays (Jackson) Outstanding Achievement in Educational Innovation
Lillie Lovette (Edwards) Outstanding Achievement in the Arts & Humanities
C. Rose Nelson (Oxford) Outstanding Service by a National Service Participant
Marshall Ramsey (Madison) Outstanding Service by a Media Personality
Pauline Redmond (Columbus) Outstanding Service in Disaster Relief
Detrater Roberts (Clinton) Outstanding Achievement in Healthy Community Initiatives
Delmar P. Robinson (Biloxi) Outstanding Achievement in Sustainable Community Solutions
Alexander’s Photography (Biloxi) Outstanding Volunteer Service by a Business
Tippah County Good Samaritan Center (Ripley) Outstanding Achievement by a Faith-Based Organization
These distinguished honorees will be recognized at an awards luncheon scheduled for April 16, 2012 at the Mississippi Museum of Art.
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