Glenda Edgemon, director, welcomed more than 40 volunteers to the luncheon.
Bradley County Mayor Gary Davis was also present to congratulate those for their volunteer work through the years.
Bradley County RSVP volunteers served 15,633 hours the past year. The stations where they served are: Morning Side of Cleveland Assisted Living, Bradley Health Care and Rehab, Bradley County Sheriff’s Office (Call Outs for seniors), Signature Health Care, Feed The People, The Caring Place, Wellington Place of Cleveland, Roaring 50s and UT Extension.
The Advisory Council members are: Cotton Presswood, Shelby Presswood, Bobbie Sue Miller and Dr. Bob Sanders.
Three new volunteers were added to the roster this year: Linda Barbrow, Wanda Cheatham and Peanut Moore.
Edith Willis was recognized for 35 years of service; Edna Walulis (not present), 16 years; and Bobbie Sue Miller, 15 years.
Others with 10 years service or more were: Herb Arp, Betty Kline, Barbara Tillery and Elwana Yeary, 11 years; and Shelby Presswood, 12 years.
Lena Ballew, Moses Ballew, John Cassidy, Martha Cassidy, Ed German and J. C. Haun each had nine years volunteer service. Shirley Freeman, John Green, Charlotte Kesley, Clint Moser and Joyce Moser each have served six years; Carol Harris, five years; and Hugh Griffin Jr. and Cotton Presswood, four years.
Mary Bagley, Jean Cross, Jeri Erwin, Betty Morrow and Herbert Watson have each served three years; Erdene Arp, Jane Smith and Laura Trewhitt, two years; and Will Brannen, Ann Bryson and Nadine Kinwer, one year.
Representatives from The Caring Place, Morning Star Assisted Living and Life Care were present to honor the volunteers who served at their stations.
RSVP is a state program to enlist senior citizens’ assistance in the community. For information about RSVP, call Glenda Edgemon, 423-334-4270; or email email@example.com