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The March 2018 Volunteer Of The Month Is…

March 12, 2018 - Irvine Volunteers, Latest

Irvine’s Volunteer of the Month this month is none other than Gerry Galuardi! The staff at Irvine Nature Center is so grateful for the work that Gerry does here every week, no one more so than Wally Vait, Irvine’s sole staff Manager of Facilities. Wally nominated Gerry because “he’s doing a yeoman’s job. He’s extremely helpful and… Read more »

Volunteer of the Month- January 2018!

January 5, 2018 - Irvine Volunteers

January’s Volunteer of the Month is the sensational Naim Bailey!!! Naim is an incredible volunteer! Naim first came to Irvine in 2015 with the CCBC Owings Mills Post-Secondary Functional Academic Learning Support Program as known as Vince’s Crew. Once he graduated from the PSFALS program, he still came to Irvine to volunteer with his grandmother. Even when… Read more »

Annual Volunteer Update: 2017!

December 21, 2017 - Irvine Volunteers

Volunteers of Irvine Nature Center did some incredible work this past year! Here’s a look into what we’ve done: PumpkinFest was a HUGE success this fall! 120+ volunteers contributed a total of over 1000 hours of volunteer service filled with crafts, hay rides, games, and more! A huge thank you to Franklin High School National Science Honor Society, Franklin High… Read more »

Volunteer of the Month- November 2017!

November 1, 2017 - Irvine Volunteers

November’s Volunteer of the Month is the great Megan Frey! Megan Frey is an incredible volunteer who is a part of Irvine’s newest partnership with Carroll County Public Schools Career Connections program. She has volunteered at Irvine as our Photography Intern this fall. Irvine’s Manager of Marketing and Communication Makenzie Sterrett said, “Megan has been… Read more »

Volunteer of the Month- October 2017!

September 30, 2017 - Irvine Volunteers

October’s Volunteer of the Month is the awesome Ben Fertig! Ben Fertig is an incredible volunteer who has volunteered in many areas of Irvine including as a Volunteer Naturalist, Butterfly House Intern, Facilities & Maintenance volunteer, and so much more. Irvine’s Manager of Public Programs/Naturalist John Tapscott said, “Ben Fertig…he does everything and he wants… Read more »

Volunteer of the Month- September 2017!

September 1, 2017 - Irvine Volunteers

September’s Volunteer of the Month is the incredible Adam Powell! Adam Powell is a wonderful volunteer who has volunteered in many areas of Irvine including as a Youth Program Leader (YPL) at Irvine’s Summer Nature Camp and as an Animal Care Volunteer. Irvine’s Animal Care & Exhibits Coordinator, Jenna Krebs said, “Adam has been a… Read more »

Volunteer of the Month- July!

July 1, 2017 - Irvine Volunteers

July’s Volunteer of the Month is the incredible Kevin Martins! Kevin is an amazing volunteer who works for Microsoft and volunteers with our IT department. Kevin works behind-the-scenes to make sure all our equipment works correctly and has helped tremendously in our major transition to Microsoft 365. Irvine’s Director of Operations, Courtney Sagal, said, “Kevin is going above and… Read more »

Volunteer(s) of the Month-June!

June 1, 2017 - Irvine Volunteers

June’s Volunteer(s) of the Month are the incredible Spring 2017 Naturalist Interns! Kelsey Stave, Brittni Rice, Valerie Lannen, Alison Anderson and John lehman are sensational volunteers that have worked diligently to make programs run smoothly and did lots of behind-the scenes preparation. Irvine’s Manager of School Programs and Urban Education/ Naturalist, Katie Roof stated, “They… Read more »