PHOTOS: AHCS volunteers honoured with appreciation lunch

Dozens of Agassiz-Harrison Community Services volunteers gathered for the annual volunteer appreciation event. The event was originally scheduled for April but had to be delayed due to COVID-19. (Adam Louis/Observer)Dozens of Agassiz-Harrison Community Services volunteers gathered for the annual volunteer appreciation event. The event was originally scheduled for April but had to be delayed due to COVID-19. (Adam Louis/Observer)
AHCS volunteers had the option of attending the volunteer appreciation event via drive-thru. Each volunteer recieved a gourmet boxed lunch and appreciation gift. (Adam Louis/Observer)AHCS volunteers had the option of attending the volunteer appreciation event via drive-thru. Each volunteer recieved a gourmet boxed lunch and appreciation gift. (Adam Louis/Observer)
District of Kent Mayor Sylvia Pranger (in the lavender mask) mingles with AHCS volunteers. More than 80 volunteers attended the event on Tuesday (August 18). (Adam Louis/Observer)District of Kent Mayor Sylvia Pranger (in the lavender mask) mingles with AHCS volunteers. More than 80 volunteers attended the event on Tuesday (August 18). (Adam Louis/Observer)
(Left to right) Kent Mayor Sylvia Pranger, AHCS executive director Grace Admiraal and Harrison Hot Springs Mayor Leo Facio pose during the AHCS volunteer appreciation event. (Adam Louis/Observer)(Left to right) Kent Mayor Sylvia Pranger, AHCS executive director Grace Admiraal and Harrison Hot Springs Mayor Leo Facio pose during the AHCS volunteer appreciation event. (Adam Louis/Observer)
AHCS volunteers enjoy boxed lunches during Tuesday’s festivities. In addition to lunch, the volunteers were presented with a thank you gift, including lettesr of thanks from both Harrison Hot Springs’ and District of Kent’s mayors. (Adam Louis/Observer)AHCS volunteers enjoy boxed lunches during Tuesday’s festivities. In addition to lunch, the volunteers were presented with a thank you gift, including lettesr of thanks from both Harrison Hot Springs’ and District of Kent’s mayors. (Adam Louis/Observer)
AHCS volunteers mingle near the Agassiz Agricultural Hall during the AHCS volunteer appreciation event on Tuesday (August 17). (Adam Louis/Observer)AHCS volunteers mingle near the Agassiz Agricultural Hall during the AHCS volunteer appreciation event on Tuesday (August 17). (Adam Louis/Observer)

Agassiz-Harrison Community Services recently gave back to those who give so much.

AHCS honoured their many volunteers with a special lunch event on Tuesday (August 18). According to executive director Grace Admiraal approximately 80 volunteers came for the festivities via a phsyically-distanced lineup or drive-thru. Each volunteer was given a gift package include lettesr of thanks from local dignitaries and a gourmet boxed lunch. Several volunteers, along with mayors Sylvia Pranger of the District of Kent and Leo Facio of Harrison Hot Springs, enjoyed lunch outside Agassiz Agricultural Hall.

For more information on how you can help, visit www.agassiz-harrisoncs.ca.


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