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2024 Citizen and Volunteer of the Year Award Recipients

The Greenbrier Chamber of Commerce is proud to honor the 2024 Citizen and Volunteer of the Year Award recipients. This annual award recognizes individuals in the community that make a difference in people’s lives and often go the extra mile. They will be officially celebrated during the annual chamber banquet March 28th, at Legacy Acres. The exciting celebration will feature DJ Woo Pig, Johnathan Simmons in attendance, special entertainment, and keynote speaker Jen Hann, Vice President of Category Merchandising with Funko. Attendees will celebrate, “Barbie Style” and be reminded that they, “can be anything!”

Congratulations to Christy Corker, the 2024 Volunteer of the Year. Since 2009 Corker has been behind the scenes volunteering with countless school organizations and spearheaded the annual Greenbrier Public School’s Annual Fall Festival. Under her leadership, PTO has successfully grossed over 1.5 million dollars in fundraising efforts through the years. Corker is also heavily involved with her church ministry. You can also find her serving Kona Ice at many different events in town. When asked, “What is your WHY? Why do you enjoy volunteering?” She shares, “If you see a need, just get involved and help out. Seeing the kids faces light up really brings me joy. From the chocolate that they sell, to the Fall Festival Coronation practice, it gives me great joy seeing their joy.”

(Volunteer of the Year Christy Corker, in the middle with her daughters Ava and Victoria)

Meredith Post, our 2024 Greenbrier Citizen of the Year is being recognized for her years of service to the community and small businesses by serving 6 years on the Greenbrier Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. She has been volunteering with the organization and leading the way with numerous events including coordinating the Greenbrier Christmas Parade. Her service to the community does not stop there, she owns a small business in town where she has the distinct honor of serving her clients and often is a caring and compassionate ear while assisting them with their skincare needs. Meredith, and her family serve her “World Famous” green bean casserole during the free Community Thanksgiving Meal alongside other community members and small business owners. Meredith also has helped through the years with school booster clubs, Pee Wee Football, PTO, GHS Band, and attends Greenbrier Nazarene. Since owning her own business, she has invested in her local employees continued education to guarantee clients receive the best care and plans to continue to bring new and exciting services to this area. "When I moved to this area, Meredith blew me away with her care for the community. She is never putting herself below or above anyone. You'd never know what she does because she so humble. She wants to make a difference be generous with her time. Her heart for the community is apparent in everything that she does. She would give you the shirt on her back, if you need it. It isn't for the accolades, but she knows she is fulfilling her greater purpose. I am honored to know her, and thankful our paths crossed." shares, employee and friend, Leslie Gore.

(Citizen of the Year, Meredith Post)

The annual business award recipients will be recognized next week. For tickets, sponsorships, and more details on the 2024 Annual Banquet:

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