Friday, September 5, 2014

Antique Boat Museum Volunteers Recognized

On Thursday evening, the Antique Boat Museum (Clayton NY) honored their volunteer corps of more than 150. The event, hosted on the grounds of the Museum, included a catered dinner by Savory Downtown, live music by the Sam Hopkins Band, a red carpet entry, and a photo booth.

ABM Volunteers of the Year – Mike & Phyllis Deruytter.
Paddle art award by artist John Miller III.

ABM Top Ten Volunteers, contributing the most individual hours, (left to right) Barton Haxall, Mike Michelson, Vicki Doyle, Warren Stewart, Pat Sheldon, Duane Chalk, Rob Goodyear, Steve Bull, George Ronson, and Linda Schmitt.

In 2014, ABM volunteers documented nearly 11,000 work hours. Total likely exceeds 12,000 if undocumented totals were turned in. Between Boat Show and Regatta alone, ABM volunteers logged roughly 2,000 work hours over the span of 600 work shifts.