Youth Recipient - Frederick "Steven" Fries
Steven volunteers with the 4-H Friendship Club to pick up trash on Columbia Road. He hosted a 4-H project for two years in a row which was “Letters to Soldiers,” leading people to send well wishes to Soldiers serving in Afghanistan. He considers himself an “honorary” member of Rotary and participates in the 5k each year. He volunteers at the annual pancake day, taking money and cleaning tables. He also helps collect school supply dollars at Rotary meetings.
Steven volunteers at Christmas on Commercial playing the part of the “Town Crier,” encouraging people to stop by the Rotary Booth for hot food. He volunteers at the Chamber of Commerce Business Expo, handing out Community Cares brochures and has spoken on the radio encouraging folks to donate to and the Community Cares Radiothon and give back to the community.
Steven worked the annual gospel sing last year opening doors for people and volunteered to help set up for the GoCaps Capstone night, folding napkins and he helping out wherever needed.