Photo courtesy of Tracy Joyce.
Service Guild honors membersNew Service Guild officers are VP of Communications Tracy Joyce, Mercedes Marathon Chairman Teresa Crain, Parliamentarian Carrie Hawkins, Treasurer Nicole Killam, VP of Membership Amy Williams, President Christie Mundy, President Elect Nancy Ferren, Secretary Ashley Johnson, Special Events Jen Dent, Member at Large Caroline Sirkin and Guild Gala Chairman Stacey Morales.
The Service Guild of Birmingham held its annual luncheon in honor of the Class of 2005 at The Club. The Service Guild is a service organization dedicated to maximizing the potential of children from birth to 3 years of age atrisk for development delay, through the professional services of The Bell Center for Early Intervention Programs. Service Guild members have collectively contributed over 4,300 hours in the classroom this year working individually with the children enrolled in the programs of The Bell Center.
Awards were presented at the luncheon to the outstanding members. Among those honored were Julie Tapscott, the recipient of the Dedication to The Bell Center Classroom Programs Award; Leighton Debray, outstanding New Member; and Caroline Sirkin, Outstanding Service Guild Member. The Betty Bell Service Award is presented to a member who goes above and beyond what is expected in their work with the children. This year’s recipient was Lisa Marie Stewart. The Garnett Deramus Award recipient, awarded to an exceptional member going past active, went to Josephine Lowery. Pauline Scott, president of The Service Guild, presented the awards and thanked all of the members for their dedicated service this year.