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May 2013 Caring for the Carolinas Award Winner

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Teresa Foster is the May 2013 Caring for the Carolinas award winner. Teresa Foster is the May 2013 Caring for the Carolinas award winner.

JACK

Well, it's May, what a beautiful month, and what a beautiful church. We're at Joy Lutheran Church here in Moore, Teresa Foster is with us. Teresa, we got the word on you, word's out.

Teresa Foster, Award Recipient

Uh-oh.

JACK

It's good though. We got an email and you were nominated for our volunteer of the month for the month of May.

Ashley Twitchell, Assoc. Pastor, Joy Lutheran Church

Teresa is a warm heart, a loving soul, she's a fun personality and really has a good time wherever she is.

Doug Bryson, Spartanburg County Emergency Mgt

I've known Teresa for about 8 years now, when she initially started with our CERT team, which is the Community Emergency Response Team, in 2005 and immediately knew that she was someone very special. .

Ashley Twitchell, Assoc. Pastor, Joy Lutheran Church

Teresa is really good at getting connected, and hearing the stories of the people that she's working with.

Doug Bryson, Spartanburg County Emergency Mgt

She's coordinated our volunteering with the Relay for Life program, At all the venues in Spartanburg County every year our CERT program volunteers assist in any way they can with the Relay for Life. She's also been very active with the Goodfellows

Ashley Dill, Goodfellows

Goodfellows is a non-profit organization that's run by the Herald-Journal. We package 1600 bags of food to give out to needy families in Spartanburg County at Christmas time.

JACK

When folks are in need, she doesn't hesitate. When Teresa found out her friend's son had Cystic Fibrosis, she helped raise some 3000 dollars to get him a breathing vest.

You guys think she deserves an award? Give it to her? Teresa Foster, our volunteer of the month for the Caring for the Carolinas award. Wouldn't that look good on your mantelpiece? Let's give her a nice hand. I can see that on that mantelpiece right now!

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