Community Volunteer Award
Our Community Volunteer Award winners are given a donation to their charity of choice on behalf of the Junior League of Topeka. These individuals have given selflessly of their time, hard work, and acts of kindness to our community and deserve to be recognized.
The deadline to nominate individuals for the 2018-2019 award has passed. The winner will be announced in April.
The 2017 Community Volunteer Award winner, Marlou Wegener, designated her gift to the Topeka Civic Theatre.
Our 2016 Community Volunteer Award winner, Kenneth R. Scott, designated the Boys and Girls Club of Topeka as the recipients of his winning donation.
Our 2015 Community Volunteer Award winner, Sue Edwards, designated CASA of Shawnee County, a past Junior League of Topeka project, to receive her winning donation. [Sue is pictured with CASA executive director, Jessica Lehnherr (left) and Sharon Bornyak, Junior League of Topeka Sustainer (right)]
Our 2014 Community Volunteer Award winner, Jude Quinn, designated the organization he co-founded, Silverbacks, to receive his winning donation. [Pictured with Sustainer and Past President, Jeanie Schuler]
In 2013, Community Volunteer Award winner Debra Clayton designated the Doorstep to receive her winning donation.
In 2012, Community Volunteer Award winner Betty Lou Pardue designated the Helping Hands Humane Society to receive her winning donation.
In 2011, Community Volunteer Award winner Charles Moore designated the Kansas Children’s Discovery Center to receive his winning donation.