The Brunswick Town Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution has recognized five members with its Candlestick Awards, according to a news release.
For the awards, first place went to Norma Eckard; second place went to Carol Jutte; third place went to Teresa McLamb; fourth place went to Cheryl Lambert; and fifth place went to Diana Fotinatos, stated the release.
The five members were recognized for the highest number of logged service hours in 2020, officials said.
Eckard had served 1,724 hours; Jutte served 825 hours; McLamb had 750 hours; Lambert racked up 733 hours; and Fotinatos had 658 hours, stated the release.
The National Society of DAR is a nonprofit group and lineage-based membership service organization for women who are directly descended from a person involved in the U.S. efforts towards independence, according to the website.
"Despite COVID, Brunswick Town members accumulated more than 6400 community service hours in 2020 with such activities as volunteering for a hospice, working in the schools, hospitals and libraries, service to veterans and veterans’ organizations, volunteering for other service organizations, sewing protective masks and more," stated the release.
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