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Nancy Glenn Community Servant Award

Nancy Glenn The Nancy Glenn Community Servant Award is presented each year to an outstanding individual (or couple) who has given of his or her time and talents in making Matthews a better community through community service. The award is given in memory of Nancy Glenn who passed away in December 2006. Nancy was a hardworking dedicated individual who was known for her love of the Matthews community. She had served on the Matthews Human Services Council and worked with many other civic groups. She owned the Matthews News and Record for a number of years and had worked as Executive Director of the Matthews Chamber of Commerce. The first Nancy Glenn Community Servant Award was presented to her family in 2007-2008.


2017-2018 Nancy Glenn Award

This year's Nancy Glenn Community Servant Award is presented to Tina Whitley.

Nancy Glenn Award Recipient 2017-18 Tina Whitley

Tina Whitley
Nancy Glenn Community Servant Award Recipient

Tina’s smile is like a beam of light as she shares her time and talents for Matthews. Matthews was her passion for 13 years as Executive Director of the Matthews Chamber and continues that passion today as she pursues her new career with the Allen Tate Co. With the many exemplary skills Tina possess she could have gone anywhere to sell real estate. In fact, some of the other locations offered an opportunity to sell multi-million dollar homes but Tina choose her passion, Tina choose Matthews.

Her many accomplishments:
Matthews Chamber Executive Director for over 13 years
Board of Directors for the Matthews Chamber for over 6 years 1991-1997, Served as Secretary on the Executive Board and Chair of Events
Chair of ArtFest of Matthews since 1993–2016
Served as an Elder in the Matthews Presbyterian Church 1992-2000
The Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority Board of Directors and Visit Charlotte – 3 yrs, Served on the Economic Committee
The Levine Senior Center – when it was built in 1997 for 4 years and 2014-2017, Served as Secretary
The Matthews Visitors Advisory Council – 1992-1999
The Postal Advisory Council of Matthews 1993-1997
The Matthews Historical Foundation Board of Directors 3 years
The Town of Matthews Economic Development Advisory Committee – 4 years
The Red Brick Partnership Board of Directors - 3 years, Organized the craft tents each month and special events
Matthews Human Services Council – 1992–1996, 2013–2017, Served as Vice President
Helped build Habitat for Humanity Homes in Matthews
Rotary Club of Matthews receiving the Paul Harris Fellowship Award
Kiwanis Club of Charlotte – currently organizing the Terrific Kids Program

Nomination Information

Nominees will be evaluated using the following criteria:

Eligibility: resident of Matthews or surrounding area
Nominations accepted beginning April 1. Deadline April 30.

Mail completed form to:
Matthews Human Services Council
P.O. Box 2953
Matthews, NC 28106

OR

Email completed form to info@matthewshsc.org

Nomination Form

More information regarding nominating criteria and submission details may be obtained here. Print nomination form.


Recipients of the Nancy Glenn Community
Servant Award


Please click on photo to view details about the community service contributions made by each Nancy Glenn Award Recipient.

Nancy Glenn Award Recipient 2016-17 Bill Helms

Bill Helms
2016-2017 Recipient

Nancy Glenn Award Recipient 2014-15 Gail Rothschild

Gail Rothschild
2014-2015 Recipient

Nancy Glenn Award Recipient 2012-13 Brenda Messera

Brenda Messera
2012-2013 Recipient

Nancy Glenn Award Recipient 2010-11 Paula Lester

Paula Lester
2010-2011 Recipient

Nancy Glenn Award Recipient 2008-09 Aana Lisa Whatley

Aana Lisa Whatley
2008-2009 Recipient

Nancy Glenn Award Recipient 2015-16 Iris DeVore

Iris DeVore
2015-2016 Recipient

Nancy Glenn Award Recipient 2013-14 Jack Jarrell

Mr. Jack Jarrell
2013-2014 Recipient

Nancy Glenn Award Recipient 2011-12 Miss Margaret Phillips

Miss Margaret Phillips
2011-2012 Recipient

Nancy Glenn Award Recipient 2009-10 Joy McGuire

Joy McGuire
2009-2010 Recipient

Nancy Glenn Award Recipient 2007-08 The Family of Nancy Glenn

The Family of Nancy Glenn
2007-2008 Recipient




Recipients

Bill Helms, Nancy Glenn Award Recipient 2016-17

Bill Helms, Nancy Glenn Award Recipient 2016-17
with Mayor Jim Taylor

Iris DeVore, Nancy Glenn Award Recipient 2015-16

Iris DeVore, Nancy Glenn Award Recipient 2015-16

MHSC meeting

Mr. Jack Jarrell at a MHSC meeting

Nancy Glenn Award presentation 2013

Brenda Messera receives the Nancy Glenn Award, 2013

Nancy Glenn Award presentation 2012

Miss Margaret Phillips receives Nancy Glenn Award, 2012. Shown with her sister Mary Louise Phillips and friend Iris DeVore

Nancy Glenn Award presentation 2011

Nancy Glenn Award presented to Paula Lester 2011

Nancy Glenn Award presentation 2010

Joy McGuire receives the Nancy Glenn Award, 2010

Aana Lisa Whatley

Nancy Glenn Award recipient Aana Lisa Whatley (right)

Nancy Glenn with Tina Whitley

Nancy Glenn, left, with Tina Whitley

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