The Muni names its 2014 Tom Shrewsbury Award Recipient and the Volunteers of the Year
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (October 16, 2014) – The Muni named its 2014 Tom Shrewsbury President’s Award Recipient and the Volunteers of the Year at its Annual Meeting at the Hoogland Center for the Arts on Thursday night.
Outgoing President Mac Warren recognized Connor McNamara with the President’s Award citing his dedication to the Muni over several years. Warren says McNamara is always willing to help with any project or any task.
Warren also named Jennifer Gronewold and Harvey Edwards the Volunteers of the Year.
Before passing the torch to incoming board president, Diane Hoots, Warren recognized directors from the 2014 season: Greg Donathan (The Sound of Music), Anna Bussing (All Shook Up), Craig Williams II (Shrek: The Musical) and Laurie O’Brien (Jekyll & Hyde). He also thanked retiring board members Tom Frost and Daniel Shelton for their service and welcomed new members onto the board.
Chairman of the Trustees, Steve Kaplan, completed the evening with a speech congratulating everyone who participated in the 2014 season for a wonderful year.
The Muni is a non-profit organization and its directors, board members, trustees, crew members, actors, ushers and concession workers are all volunteers. Support from volunteers, Springfield and the surrounding communities help make the Muni Magic happen year after year. Stay tuned to themuni.org or Muni’s Facebook Page to get the latest news on the upcoming 2015 season.
Contact: Diane Hoots, 2015 Muni President, firstname.lastname@example.org