Mott of Cortez honored by MS Society

The Colorado-Wyoming Chapter of the National MS Society recognized its 2012 outstanding Western Slope volunteers at the Society’s annual meeting held Saturday, Oct. 20. Pictured left to right are Hilary Kennedy of Grand Junction, Events Volunteer of the Year; Delilah Mott of Cortez, Programs Volunteer of the Year; and Betty Buck of Grand Junction, Western Slope Volunteer of the Year. Enlargephoto

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The Colorado-Wyoming Chapter of the National MS Society recognized its 2012 outstanding Western Slope volunteers at the Society’s annual meeting held Saturday, Oct. 20. Pictured left to right are Hilary Kennedy of Grand Junction, Events Volunteer of the Year; Delilah Mott of Cortez, Programs Volunteer of the Year; and Betty Buck of Grand Junction, Western Slope Volunteer of the Year.

DENVER—The Colorado-Wyoming Chapter of the National MS Society honored its chapter-wide and outstanding local volunteers for their contributions and service during its 53rd annual meeting held on Saturday, Oct. 20 at the Double Tree Hotel in Grand Junction. The honorees were selected from a pool of 1,500 volunteers who donated nearly 26,500 hours of service in 2012.

Delilah Mott of Cortez, was awarded Programs Volunteer of the Year for becoming a certified National MS Society self-help group facilitator and founding an outstanding Cortez support group.

“Each year we look forward to honoring our extraordinary volunteers,” said the Chapter’s Western Slope Program Manager Karen Galloway. “These wonderful supporters are an essential part of the Society and touch every aspect of the work we do to help people living with MS and helps take us closer to our ultimate goal of a world free of MS. These individuals — and all of our volunteers — exemplify people who truly make a difference,” Galloway added.