Another Outstanding Rotarian Honored!
In March, Sarah cost was recognized by the City of Longview with the ‘Community Advocate Award’ for literacy.
Back in August, Joel Hansen was honored as this year’s recipient of the St. John Medical Center Foundation’s “Tom Manning Award” for his dedication and commitment to the hospital and to the community.
At the annual Chamber of Commerce pillars of strength awards, John Paul was honored as the business individual of the year.
Now, Rhonda black has been honored as the United Way 2019 ‘Woman of Excellence.’ Each year, the United Way honors and recognizes a local female for their tremendous contributions and support to uplifting the people in our community and improving the quality of place. Rhonda is co-owner of Cowlitz Electric, and co-founder of local nonprofit, HEVIN (Helping Every Veteran in Need). Rhonda commits her time to numerous causes and projects in the community from helping to support youth sports teams, or paying for elementary school student books, donating electrical services to places like Cowlitz Habitat for Humanity, and even sometimes doing the wiring herself. She spends a lot of her time supporting the needs of local veterans with nonprofit, heaven finding beds, transportation, gas, clothing, finding a new home and much more.
“She truly exemplifies what it means to be a ‘Woman of Excellence,’ serving others so graciously with heart passion and giving it her all. She sees a need, and she takes care of it,” stated United Way Executive Director, Brooke Fisher-Clark. Many acquaintances have said that she is the most selfless person they’ve ever met, and she is a strong role model that every community needs.
Congratulations Rhonda and all honored Rotarians! We are proud of you!