The Presidential Service Award was presented to a group of loyal, hard-working volunteers at the Sparrow’s Nest in Palatine on June 3 by HandsOn Suburban Chicago. This group of volunteers is a part of their Retired & Senior Volunteer Program, RSVP. This award is to further recognize the impact these volunteers have made in 2014, and continue to make in our community. In addition, a Gold Presidential Award was given to Ann Ratti, a dedicated volunteer who has devoted over 500 hours of her time to Home of the Sparrow, solely in 2014. The following volunteers were recognized for their extraordinary services: Linda Craig, Ruby Craig, Marlene Dalacker, Catherine Galley, Jackie Hallam, Deborah Kaczmarek, Gerry Kempe, Dyeanne Koller, Carol Parer, Linda Samp, Helen Snider, Kathleen Stec, Pat Sutherland, JoAnn Thompson, and Kerry Treat.