Delgado, Fernandez, McLaughlin finalists for Bonansinga Community Service Award

Joe Bonansinga

Joe Bonansinga | Photo courtesy of Rotary Club of Quincy

QUINCY — United Way of Adams County and the Rotary Club of Quincy annually present the Joe Bonansinga Community Service Award to a person who exemplifies the highest standards of community service. Named after its first recipient in 1998, the award honors exceptional community leaders who demonstrate:

  • Service and volunteer leadership by example
  • Impactful community service
  • Perseverance and community commitment longevity
  • Energetic and motivating enthusiasm
  • Unselfish devotion and joy in endeavors that benefit the needs of others

The selection committee comprises former award recipients, United Way Board members and Rotarians. Finalists are:

  • Jesus J. Delgado, nominated by Paul Havermale;
  • Carlos Fernandez, nominated by Chuck Scholz, and
  • Mike McLaughlin, nominated by Sarah Stephens.

The winner will be announced on May 21 at the Joe Bonansinga Community Service Award Luncheon.

More information can be obtained by calling United Way of Adams County at 217-222-2050.

Past recipients of the Joe Bonansinga Community Service Award are:

  • 2023: Jeff Steinkamp
  • 2023: Cheryl & Dennis Williams
  • 2022: Laura Sievert
  • 2021: Joe Henning
  • 2020: Phil Conover
  • 2019: Charlie C. Doan
  • 2018: Mike Elbe
  • 2017: Jeff Spear
  • 2016: Paul Brown
  • 2015: Brad Billings
  • 2014: Michael D. Klingner
  • 2013: Becky Albert
  • 2012: Terry Myers
  • 2011: Dr. George Meyer
  • 2010: Kathy Ridder
  • 2009: Lee Lindsay
  • 2008: H.W. Knapheide III
  • 2007: Darrell Peacher
  • 2006: Herman Schneidman
  • 2005: Chuck Scholz
  • 2004: Steve and Carolyn Hagood
  • 2003: Tony & Signe Oakley
  • 2002: Rev. Timothy A. White
  • 2001: Rocky and Rhonda Murry
  • 2000: Carla Gosney
  • 1999: Harry and Carlene Geisler
  • 1998: Joe Bonansinga

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