Colonial Community Volunteer Corps Member Receives Award
On May 1, 2019 CCVC member Michelle Romero received a Youth Achievement Award presented by Suffolk County. Michelle and her family attended the ceremony along with Colonial Youth and Family Services staff members Ray Hopp and Samantha Soccorso and Colonial Board Member Carmella Currao. This event was held at City On A Hill Community Church in Middle Island.
Michelle Romero is a member of Colonials Community Volunteer Corps. She has been an active member with Colonial Youth and Family Services for six years.
Michelle participates as a member of Colonials Community Volunteer Corps and has helped with many projects.
In addition to attending weekly training sessions Michelle has helped with Community Gardens, the Summer Youth Mural Project, Community Clean-Ups, graffiti removal, publishing a volunteer newsletter, holiday assistance, the Holiday Christmas Parade, Breakfast with Santa, the Community Eggstravaganza, the Walk to Fight Breast Cancer, the Blue Claw Crab Festival and Community Education.
Through this project, Michelle has volunteered 382 hours of her time. Michelle is an excellent example of community volunteerism. She is eager to help others and display a caring attitude in everything she is involved with. Michelle works consistently to make her community a better place for all. We appreciate Michelle’s good attitude and extraordinary efforts.