CONTACT: ANN SMOTHERS
Iowa City IA 52242
Release: May 7. 2001
Old Capitol volunteers are honored
IOWA CITY, Iowa Some 50 volunteers who serve at the Old Capitol Museum
were honored at the 25th annual recognition reception on April 25.
Recognition for their continuing support and faithful service to Old Capitol
was given to Miriam Canter for more than 3,000 hours, Phyllis Evans for contributing
more than 2,500 hours and Vilda Sutherlin for contributing more than 1,500
Judy Brookhaus has contributed more than 1,000 hours. Included on the Roll
of Honor with more than 500 volunteer hours were Imogene Fisher, Lucile Floyd,
Ilene Greenwood, Jane Huit, Irene Kortanek and Pauline Wright. Maxine Miller
was awarded the 400-hour pin.
New volunteers Nicole Cook, Angela Fritch, Chey Ness, Otty Blodi, and Dea
Brown earned certificates.
Volunteers have contributed more than 83,000 hours in welcoming more than
700,000 visitors since the museum opened in 1976.
Anyone wishing to volunteer at Old Capitol Museum should contact Shalla
Wilson at 335-0548.