Fifty-two PAWS for People Volunteer Trainers received a Delaware State Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Award on Oct. 25 for their service during 2017.

At a dinner at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, Gov. John Carney presented the award to Lynne Robinson, PAWS executive director, and several of the 52 trainers in attendance. Trainers received the award in the Group — Human Needs category, for roles that include lead trainers, training assistants, trainers in training, PAWS U instructors, team intake callers and first visit assistants.

This is the fourth Governor’s Volunteer Award PAWS teams have won during PAWS’ 13 years, and Robinson’s fifth.

The Governor’s Outstanding Volunteer Awards program, administered by the State Office of Volunteerism, honors the contributions of individuals and groups in Delaware that have made a positive impact in their communities or across the state through service and volunteering.

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