Lt. Governor Boyd K. Rutherford Joins 4th Black History Month Leadership & Service Awards, Honors Outstanding Maryland Service and Volunteerism
Eight Groups, Individuals Recognized for Leadership in Service and Volunteerism
ANNAPOLIS, MD – Lt. Governor Boyd K. Rutherford virtually joined the 4th Black History Month Leadership & Service Awards, organized by the Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism, in partnership with the Banneker-Douglass Museum, to celebrate the outstanding volunteer contributions of Black Maryland residents and organizations. Eight honorees were recognized from February 22-27 as trailblazers in service and volunteerism.
“I am deeply moved by the generous service and sense of community in our state – that when we come together, we are not only Maryland Strong,” said Lt. Governor Rutherford, “we also, as the AmeriCorps pledge says, ‘get things done… to make our people smarter, safer, and healthier.’”
The award recipients shared the honor with their families, friends, colleagues, and fellow citizens who engaged with their stories and videos over the Governor’s Office on Service and Volunteerism and Banneker-Douglass Museum on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram platforms.
The honorees, locations of service, and affiliations include:
- Marva Jo Camp: Prince George’s County, Prince George’s African American Museum and Cultural Center
- Lauren Poteat: Prince George’s County, Montgomery County, Chair of Washington D.C. Women in the NAACP (WIN)
- Water’s Edge Museum: Talbot County
- Wayne Long, Jr.: Carroll County, Harford County, Omega Psi Phi McDaniel College Chapter
- Chosen Community Development Corporation: Cecil County, Harford County
- Pamela Zeigler: Harford County, Joppatowne High School
- Morgan Cruise: Baltimore City, Stillmeadow Community Fellowship Church
- Ayyub Hanif: Baltimore City, Muslimat Al-Nisaa, John Hopkins School of Nursing