2019 People's Choice Awards
Volunteer of the Year
An individual who spends an exceptional amount of volunteer time in service to make the community a better place to live.
Ben Worth
Dymphna Alexander
Bob Gilbert
Sidney Baker
Ben Worth:
Ben is the past president of the Lunch Rotary and is Vice-President of Academic Affairs at D.S.L.C.C. In spite of an extremely busy professional schedule, he selflessly and tirelessly does volunteer work in Lexington and the Rockbridge area. He has made an exceptional contribution our community through his volunteer efforts and service to the community. Ben has served on the Chambers Board of Directors for the past two years, served on the Beer and Wine Festival planning committee and is the current chair of the Workforce + Education Committee. Ben also serves on Main Street Lexington's Board of Directors and shares his musical talent around town, whenever possible. 
Dymphna Alexander:

Dymphna has worked tirelessly over the years as a volunteer for Project Horizon's Deck the Halls. She has singlehandedly brought in more auction items than any other volunteer, especially from artists and knitters. Dymphna is a force to be reckoned with!
Bob Gilbert:
Bob has served on the Rockbridge Co. School Board, as past President of the Natural Bridge Ruritan Club, and currently serves as President of the Friends of Natural Bridge. As a volunteer to the Park he has given over 300 hours of service. Since his retirement from VMI in 2012,  he has served on mission trips , food pantry, Sunday School teacher, Treasurer, and Diaconate for High Bridge Presbyterian Church. His accomplishments are many.
Sidney Baker:
Sidney is one of the Jaycee's most valuable members. She is always willing to help and volunteer with any and all of the events that they put on in Lexington. In particular, Sidney has served on their Board for the past few years and has been instrumental in the Jaycee's scholarship program in which scholarships are provided to local RCHS and PMHS students entering college. Sidney also coordinates the Jaycee's highway clean-ups, where members volunteer 2-4 times a year to pick up trash on Route 11. Sidney also volunteers her  time to the Chamber of Commerce, serving as the wine chair for the 25th Annual Beer and Wine Festival and as a member of the Dinner Dance & Auction planning committee.