EAST BEND — On Thursday East Bend leaders offered a Key to the City to volunteers with Yadkin Christian Ministries.
The award is offered to East Bend teams or residents for “excellent civic” service to the residents and group.
Yadkin Christian Ministries East Bend location first opened in November 2000 and moved to its present location at 118 East NC 67 Hwy Bypass in 2019. Volunteers with the group help these in want of meals and different monetary help comparable to with utility bills or medication.
In keeping with the proclamation signed by East Bend Mayor Archie Hicks, “Yadkin Christian Ministries is a spot the place individuals can discover a caring ear, a shoulder to cry on, and a brother or sister to lean on in troublesome instances.”
The proclamation additionally famous Yadkin Christian Ministries elevated efforts to offer for these in want amid the COVID-19 disaster.
East Bend Commissioners Wanda Johnson and Eddie Venable and Mayor Professional Tempore Larry Adams commented on the asset that the Meals Financial institution is to the group and the way a lot the city board appreciates all of the work that the volunteers decide to the service of Yadkin Christian Ministries.
Yadkin Christian Ministries Director Beth Steelman was current for the ceremony in addition to volunteers on the East Bend location of YCM. Accepting the award on the group’s behalf was longtime YCM volunteer Dean Matthews. Additionally current for the ceremony had been Leroy Hobson, Kathy Hobson, Margie Hutchens, Jeannette Beane, Dan Ruble, Romie Flynn, Brenda Flynn, Ruth Johnston, Linda Taylor, and Sue Matthews.
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