Distinguished Service Award

  The St. Andrew’s Society of Mid-Maryland has created the Distinguished Service Award (DSA) as a public acknowledgment of members in good standing who have demonstrated outstanding and distinguished service to the Society.

2017 Distinguished Service Award Recipient

 

Our Society is pleased to announce Barbara Collins as the 2017 recipient of the Distinguished Service Award!

A Founding member of SASMM, Barbara Collins has given freely of her time and talent for years and still does. She has served as Recording Secretary for several terms and brings common sense and principle to discussions. Barbara is action-oriented and gets things done Not only has she supported the festival for many years in various areas (from children’s area to logistics to the inaugural recycling program in 2016 after four years of failed attempts by others), she supports the SASMM traveling tent at almost all events. Barbara is a  great Society ambassador who proactively reaches out to everyone, friendly and engaging. She arranges the Celtic Night at the Keys and attends numerous events and helps at all of them. In addition Barbara is a Scottish Country Dancer. She has great ideas, takes initiative, and can be counted on to follow-through putting the Society first.

 

2016 Inaugural Distinguished Service Award Recipient

 

Our Society is pleased to announce Lucinda (Cindy) Wolf as the first recipient of the Distinguished Service Award.

 Cindy is a long-time, staunch support of the Society. Over her many years of service, Cindy has served on the Board of Directors as the Treasurer and the Recording Secretary. Cindy’s dedication to the Society is evident in her numerous volunteer efforts in many Society activities. From Burns Nicht Suppers to Kirkin O’ the Tartan to her many roles in the Celtic Festival, Cindy can be found working behind the scenes of numerous events. As our liaison with the Walker’s Shortbread Company she has earned the affectionate title of “The Shortbread Lady.”

 Our Society is fortunate to have such a dedicated volunteer and it is only fitting Cindy received this award.