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.
This year's Nancy Glenn Community Servant Award is presented to Bill Helms.
Bill is always serving the community through his neighborhood involvement and as the President of his HOA, loves walking in his neighborhood and saying hi to everyone, and with his involvement as the Marketing Director and leasing manager for the Matthews Historical Foundation and the Historic Reid House. He has been the President of the Matthews Human Services Council for 2 years and served as the VP prior to becoming president.
His many accomplishments: Charlotte Chamber Member, Charlotte Direct Marketing Club Member, AD Council Charlotte Member, Charlotte Business Guild (Founding Member), Carolina Celebration- Non Profit- Past Vice President (Annual Fundraiser for those living with HIV and AIDS), Charlotte Regional History Consortium- Past President, Current Ex-Officio/Advisor, Preservation North Carolina Member, North Carolina Museum Council Member, Prime Timers Charlotte (Retired Businessmen Professionals Social Club) Member, Matthews History Museum Advisory Committee, Matthews Human Services Council- Past Vice President! Current President, Matthews Chamber Member, Matthews Historical Foundation- Vice President- Marketing/Publicity/Events/Community History Meetings, Appointed to Historic Rosedale Advisory Council- Marketing & Communications, Appointed to Charlotte History Roundtable, Matthews/Charlotte Community Activist.
Nominees will be evaluated using the following criteria:
Eligibility: resident of Matthews or surrounding area
Mail completed form to:
Matthews Human Services Council
P.O. Box 2953
Matthews, NC 28106
Email completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org
More information regarding nominating criteria and submission details may be obtained here. Print nomination form.
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