Warren CI holds volunteer banquet

May. 08, 2014 @ 10:20 AM

The Warren Correctional Institution recently held its annual volunteer banquet.

Sadie Boyd, the volunteer coordinator, hosted the event.

Johnny Hawkins, who serves as the director of the security services section, was the guest speaker. Hawkins previously served as assistant superintendent of custody at the institution.

The volunteer of the year award was given to the Rev. Cheryl Harper, who has volunteered weekly at Warren CI for the past six years.

The meal was catered by case manager Julia Foster.

Music was rendered by the Warren CI Choir.

Oliver Washington, the new administrator, was introduced to volunteers during the vent.

Door prizes were donated by Awesome God Christian Bookstore, Smithfield’s Chicken ’N Bar-B-Q, Whistle Stop Cafe, Tar Heel Tire Services, Golden Corral Steak House, Carini’s Italian Restaurant, The Screen Master, Roost Crossroads Antiques, CC’s Shower of Distinction, Just Flowers, Betty B’s, Warrenton Furniture Exchange, Tidal Wave Car Wash, Wal-Mart and Bamboo Gardens.