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Volunteer of the Year: Shepherd’s Center of Lexington

 | Published on Thursday, June 15, 2017

Volunteer of the Year:  Shepherd’s Center of Lexington


The Shepherd’s Center of Lexington held its Annual Meeting of the Membership and Volunteer Recognition on June 9, 2017. A report of the past year was provided by Kay Mitchell, Chair of the Board of Directors on the accomplishments for 2016-2017.  The Enrollment in Adventures in Learning increased by 20%. Volunteers were recognized for their service to the Shepherd’s Center with 1,677 hours. Instructors for Adventures in Learning Sessions provided 594 hours of service.

 Susan Mitton, selected as the Volunteer of the Year, has handled all of the media equipment since the Shepherd Center started classes in January 2013. She was still working so set up equipment in classrooms on Wednesday evening. She has continued this task since she retired and is always available when an instructor has problems with their equipment. Susan serves on the Board of Directors representing the Lexington United Methodist Church. Retired after 40 years with the Lexington I School District as a Media Specialist.

The Shepherd’s Center offers life-long learning and enrichment opportunities for older adults through its Adventures in Learning Program. The Fall Session of Adventures in Learning will be offered from September 28 – November 2, 2017 at the Lexington United Methodist Church located at 309 East Main Street in Lexington. A variety of classes will be offered.  For more information on the Shepherd’s Center or to obtain a registration brochure call the Shepherd’s Center Office at 803-359-6838 Ext. 110.


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