20 youths, 3 adults in Orleans will be honored at banquet on May 14

Staff Reports Posted 29 April 2015 at 12:00 am

HOLLEY – The Orleans County Youth Board will honor 20 youths for their community service and three adults for their work on behalf of children in Orleans County.

The Youth Board will sponsor its 33rd annual Youth Recognition Dinner on May 14 at Hickory Ridge Golf and Country Club.

The following young people will be recognized for their outstanding service in the community and/or family: Kevin Alvarado-Rosario, Tania Arellano, Samantha Barniak, Cameron Bennage, Trevor Bentley, Adryan Cheeseboro, Jordan Deskins, Claudia Drechsel, Zachary Farruggia, Marisa Hanlon, Aracely Hernandez, Rachael Kiefer, Taylor Kingsbury, Abigail Maines, Kellie Moore, Keighlin O’Connor, Morgan Seielstad, Lucas Silvis, Jonathon Thomas and Emma Wilson.

In addition to the youth awards, Dr. Clark J. Godshall is receiving the Helen R. Brinsmaid Memorial Youth Worker Award for his service as the Superintendent of the Orleans/Niagara BOCES.

Jeannine Larkin is receiving the Helen R. Brinsmaid Memorial Youth Worker Award for her position at the Orleans County Department of Social Services for going above and beyond her job requirements.

Kathie Valley is receiving the Eileen Heye Adult Volunteer Award for all the work she continues to do in her community even in her retirement.

Registration and refreshments will begin at 6 p.m. The program and dinner will commence at 6:30 p.m. Seating is limited. If you are interested in attending the banquet, contact the Orleans County Youth Bureau at (585) 344-3960 no later than Friday.