There seemed to be a reoccurring theme at the Hardy County Community Foundation Spirit of Hardy County Recognition and Dinner – the spirit of giving.
The annual dinner was held on Tuesday, Nov. 12 at the South Branch Inn.
For the past several years, September has been designated Volunteer Hardy Month. Local nonprofits and service organizations are encouraged to host fundraisers, the proceeds of which are split 80/20 with the organization and the HCCF’s Unrestricted Fund. The unrestricted fund helps provide grants for small community projects.
Organizations who participate in Volunteer Hardy Month are asked to choose a volunteer who exemplifies the “Spirit of Hardy County.” This year there were six honorees.
Tom Austin was nominated by the Wardensville Lion’s Club. The