American Red Cross 2017 Centennial Chapter Awards
Kristen R. Dreher emceeing the event with Past Chairman, Jim Schulte during Central and Northern Missouri - 2017 Centennial Chapter Awards.
The Central and Northern Missouri American Red Cross Chapters held their annual volunteer recognition event. Last year's Spirit Award Recipient, Kristen R. Dreher, emcee'd the event with the Past Chairman of American Red Cross Board of Directors, Jim Schulte. She felt honored to be able to co-lead the ceremony.
Kristen is the marketing representative for SERVPRO of Columbia. She began volunteering about four years ago, when SERVPRO started a partnership with the American Red Cross in 2013. Her passion for the organization has shined in her work towards the Hero's Dinner.
Awards given during the event for exceptional volunteers were Blood Services, Disaster Services, Preparedness & Health & Safety Services, Services to Armed Forces, and Support Services. Philanthropist Award, American Red Cross Spirit Award, and Volunteer of the Year were awarded to deserving recipients.
American Red Cross Spirit Award Recipient
Kristen R. Dreher receiving the 2016 American Red Cross Spirit Award.
The spirit award is given to an individual, donor, or group who has demonstrated outstanding support of the American Red Cross – expanding the Red Cross mission and vision to the community.
Kristen R. Dreher has been volunteering with the Red Cross for the past three years. She has served on fundraising committees and a lead role in the 2016 Heroes Dinner for Central and Northern Missouri.
When receiving her award, the following was stated: "Her dedication to the Red Cross mission really inspires others to put their best work forward. Her passion really took this year's Heroes Dinner to the next level, making it one of the best dinners we have had yet. Her attitude and commitment to the American Red Cross set a gold standard for other volunteers."
Congratulations on the spirit award Kristen! SERVPRO of Columbia is proud to have you on our team.