Penney Couple Awarded For Volunteer Service

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PENNEY RETIREMENT COMMUNITY COUPLE
RECOGNIZED WITH THRASHER-HORNE CENTER AWARD

Congratulations to Jack and Helen Stephens, Penney residents since 2004, for receiving the 2015-16 Executive Director Award for 13 years of volunteer service at the Thrasher-Horne Center for the Arts! The award was presented at a special dinner at The Hilltop Club in Orange Park last week. The couple received a standing ovation, and Helen spoke briefly about their volunteerism and about living at Penney Retirement Community.

Jack and Helen are pictured receiving their award from Denton Yockey, left, Executive Director of the Center. Other Penney volunteers at the Thrasher-Horne Center include Dick and Maja Westra.

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Almost all of Penney’s 475 residents volunteer in some way, either on campus or in the surrounding communities. Last year they gave more than 135,000 hours of their time and talents in service to others.