A Hopkins County organization is among 14 groups and individuals across the state being honored for their volunteer and service contributions. During a ceremony Tuesday in Frankfort Governor Beshear and Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services Deputy Secretary Eric Friedlander presented the Governor’s Awards for Volunteerism and Service at the Governor’s Mansion. The awards honored service completed in 2013.
Among those to receive a Governor’s Award for Volunteerism and Service was Breaking Bread, in Madisonville, who received the Faith-Based Group Award. The Kentucky Commission on Community Volunteerism and Service, a division within CHFS, coordinates the annual awards program. The Governor’s Office launched the volunteer awards program in 1975.