The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

April 29, 2013

VA honors volunteers


DANVILLE — The Veterans Affairs Illiana Health Care System honored volunteers with a reception last week as part of National Volunteer Week. The theme was “Sweet Rewards of Volunteering — A Celebration for Volunteers.”

More than 75 volunteers enjoyed music by Bev Wolfe & Company, well as refreshments and door prizes. Illiana has more than 650 volunteers who donated 46,029 hours last year.

 Bob Sprouls, acting chief of voluntary service, said, “With this being National Volunteer Week, we wanted to show our appreciation to our volunteers by having this reception.”

A formal recognition with awards will May 23 at Turtle Run.