Bay, Marked Tree, Heber Springs Named Volunteer Communities of the Year

LITTLE ROCK, AR (KAIT) - Three Region 8 communities have been selected to receive the 2008 Arkansas Community Volunteer Community of the Year award.  Bay, Heber Springs and Marked Tree are among twelve communities that have been so-honored.

Bay and Marked Tree are each first-time recipients of the award.

Award presentations will take place at the Arkansas Municipal League's Winter Conference in Little Rock in mid-January.  A panel fo citizens from across the state served on the selection committee.

The awards are sponsored by the Governor's Office, Arkansas Municipal League, and Ark. Dept. of Human Services Division of Volunteerism.