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)
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)
(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 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.

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