Wellington Cares Celebrates Volunteers At Luncheon

The Wellington Community Foundation presents a check in support of the Wellington Cares food pantry. (L-R) Chris Simpson, Lauren Henley, Diane Gutman, Marion Frank, Dr. Gordon Johnson, Tom Wenham, Dan Terner, Mickey Smith, Joan Manning (seated), Barry Manning and Linda Katz.

Local nonprofit Wellington Cares celebrated the hard work and dedication of its volunteers at a holiday luncheon on Friday, Dec. 14. Participants, supporters and volunteers met at Casa Tequila in Wellington. Over the past year, volunteers put in more than 1,400 service hours. Highlights of the day included volunteer awards and checks presented by the Wellington Community Foundation and Wellington Regional Medical Center. For more information, visit www.wellingtoncaresorg.com. PHOTOS BY CALLIE SHARKEY