2016 Volunteer Awards
We are excited to announce the 2016 recipients of our annual volunteer awards! The awards for outstanding volunteer service will be presented at our 10th Annual Night of Comedy. Rebuilding Together Dutchess County is proud to honor our wonderful volunteers that help make our mission to create warm, safe, dry & independent homes possible. Keegan, Ryan, Ken, Terry and Serge embody the true spirit of RTDC and our vision of a safe & healthy home for every person.
2016 Rookie of the Year: Matthew Keegan Trott
Recognizes a person or team that has demonstrated great enthusiasm, skill, and devotion to their respective project within their first year of involvement with RTDC.
Keegan began volunteering in 2014 with Rebuilding Together Dutchess County as part of the Entergy team. In 2015, he returned to serve in dual leadership positions as Volunteer Coordinator and House Captain. These roles required a significant time commitment and leadership savvy. He excelled in both roles, successfully leading a team of 20 volunteers to complete much needed repairs for a local resident.
2016 Tradespeople of the Year: Ken and Ryan Parsons, The Brothers That Just Do Gutters
Recognizes a person or team who has provided a high level of support or activity to the organization through their trade or special skill.
For the past four years, Ryan and Ken have donated thousands of dollars in labor and materials through Rebuilding Together Dutchess County. The Brothers That Just Do Gutters take great pride in their work and consistently go above and beyond with their effort.
Congratulations Ryan and Ken, The Brothers The Just Do Gutters!
2016 Volunteer of the Year: Terry Temple
Recognizes an individual who has made significant contributions to the organization through their volunteer service.
Terry has played many roles during her time volunteering with RTDC. She has been Volunteer Coordinator for seven Rebuilding Day projects, organizing the team from the United Methodist Church of Hyde Park. Terry was also an enthusiastic member of our board for over five years. Recently, Terry has been assisting RTDC at various outreach events to help spread the word about our organization.
Lifetime Achievement Award: Serge Cryvoff
Recognizes an individual or individuals who have dedicated countless time and effort over the years to make Rebuilding Together Dutchess County what it is.
Serge Cryvoff is approaching a quarter century of service to Rebuilding Together Dutchess County. An effective and compassionate leader, Serge personifies the mission of RTDC with the care and consideration he gives homeowners.
Please join us on Thursday, September 22nd at Hammers, Nails, Laughs & Cocktails – our 10th Annual Night of Comedy at the Grandview to support the 2016 volunteer award recipients. Tickets are available for purchase until September 10.