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Annandale Residents Honored for Volunteerism with Green Spring Gardens

The local garden recognized more than 50 volunteers for their service at a special luncheon last month.

Green Spring Gardens honored more than 50 volunteers for their service at a special luncheon in November. Patch file photo.
Green Spring Gardens honored more than 50 volunteers for their service at a special luncheon in November. Patch file photo.

Two Annandale residents were recently recognized for more than a decade of volunteer service at Green Spring Gardens.

Margaret Shulter and Julie Cosentino were just two of more than 55 Green Spring volunteers who were recognize by the local garden at a luncheon held in their honor on Nov. 20, according to a news release from the Fairfax County Park Authority.

Shulter was honored for serving as a volunteer for 15 years and Cosentino was recognized for her 10 years volunteer service.

“The volunteers serve in every aspect of the gardens. They make all the events and activities possible. We could not perform our mission as a Fairfax County garden without their contribution," said Green Spring Volunteer Coordinator Ralph Wentz in a statement.

Other honorees at the event included:

  • John Dudzinsky of Herndon and Dorothy Norpel of Alexandria, who were recognized for almost 20 years of volunteer service at Green Spring Gardens.
  • Camilla Clocker of Alexandria, Coletta Hein and Joyce Kinnecom of Springfield, and Camille Reilly of Burke who were recognized for 15 years of volunteer service at Green Spring Gardens.
  • Jeanne Zabel of Falls Church, who was recognized for 10 years of volunteer service at Green Spring Gardens.

To learn more about Green Spring Gardens, visit their website.

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