LB - Lamb Auto 0501 Nissan 728x90

Home | Classifieds | Place Ad | Public Notices | Galleries | Kudos | Obits | Real Estate | Subscriber Services | Villager | Health Directory | Contact Us
The Verde Independent | Cottonwood, Arizona

home : celebrate : celebrate May 28, 2016

12/17/2011 1:03:00 PM
Unsung Hero

This month’s Yavapai County Unsung Hero Award was earned by Richard Shay, who was nominated by Steve Schmidt on behalf of the Cottonwood Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Schmidt was on hand for the presentation of the award to Rich along with many members of the Cottonwood Chamber. Mr. Schmidt said Rich that he is an amazing man and he deserves the recognition for all that he does for his community. Mr. Shay has been volunteering for the Chamber of Commerce for approximately four years. Rich is the go-to guy when there is work to be done. Mr. Schmidt says that while the so called important people are standing around smiling, shaking hands and trying to look important, Richard is out there getting things done. He makes himself available, is completely reliable, always in good humor and never complains. He has volunteered for the Halloween Festival, National Night Out, Air Fest, and the Jacob Teague Memorial Softball Tournament to name just a few of the activities.

    Most Viewed     Recently Commented
•   Marana man suffers skull injury, brain bleed following ATV crash (3260 views)

•   What's hot in Verde Valley job market? (3159 views)

•   Cornville man charged with child molestation seeks plea (3052 views)

•   Man arrested on numerous charges after crashing stolen motorcycle (2396 views)

•   Blaze erupts from panel van at gas station (2325 views)

Reader Comments

Posted: Thursday, December 22, 2011
Article comment by: Diane Joens

Congratulations Rich! I can't think of anyone who more deserves this recognition.

Posted: Sunday, December 18, 2011
Article comment by: Mary Eichman

Congratulations to Richard! I always enjoy seeing that smiling face as he directs traffic and does so much to help others during all sorts of events in Cottonwood. And, Richard always has a friendly word for me, too. I am very glad he received the award this month. .

Article Comment Submission Form
Comments are not posted immediately. Submissions must adhere to our Use of Service Terms of Use agreement. Rambling or nonsensical comments may not be posted. Comments are limited to Facebook character limits. In order for us to reasonably manage this feature we may limit excessive comment entries.
Submit an Article Comment
First Name:
Last Name:
Anti-SPAM Passcode Click here to see a new mix of characters.
This is an anti-SPAM device. It is not case sensitive.

Advanced Search

HSE - Readers Choice 300x100
HSE - We want to hear from you
HSE - Father Son Look a Like Contest
Find more about Weather in Cottonwood, AZ
Click for weather forecast

Submission Links
 •  Submit your feedback about our site

Find It Features Blogs Celebrate Submit Extras Other Publications Local Listings
Classifieds | Place Ad | Galleries | Kudos | Real Estate | Subscriber Services | e-News | RSS | Site Map | Find Verde Jobs | Contact Us
LB - Yavapai Herbal Services

© Copyright 2016 Western News&Info, Inc.® The Verde Independent is the information source for Cottonwood and Verde Valley area communities in Northern Arizona. Original content may not be reprinted or distributed without the written permission of Western News&Info, Inc.® Verde News Online is a service of WNI. By using the Site, ®, you agree to abide and be bound by the Site's terms of use and Privacy Policy, which prohibit commercial use of any information on the Site. Click here to submit your questions, comments or suggestions. Verde News Online is a proud publication of Western News&Info Inc.® All Rights Reserved.

Software © 1998-2016 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved