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DeDe Williams has been cooking healthy meals for hungry volunteers for six years as a volunteer Crew Chef with Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC). During that time, she has given more than 1,000 hours in volunteer service, and fed thousands of volunteers. Williams’ dedication won her VOC’s 2013 “Volunteer of the Year” leadership award.
After four days of camping, outdoor leadership activities, and stewardship service projects, young participants in Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado’s Youth Stewardship Summit returned home inspired. Nearly 60 high school youth representing 22 cities in Colorado participated in the 4-day summit, held at Pickle Gulch Campground in Black Hawk in early August.
Long-time Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado volunteer, Steve Austin, has been named the winner of the 2013 Governor’s Service Award for Outstanding Volunteer. He was honored at an awards ceremony on Tuesday, July 23 at the Colorado State Capitol in Denver.
VOC wins Governor's Service award and Colorado Open Space Alliance Award!
DENVER (October 23, 2012) – The statewide nonprofit, Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC) today announced it is the recipient of two distinguished awards: