2001 Volunteers of the Year

Yvonne Johnston, Quota International of Charlotte, NC

Yvonne Johnston

Quota International of Charlotte, NC

Retiring after 39 years as program coordinator and volunteer recruiter at Junior Achievement, Yvonne Johnston kept the volunteer spirit going. Now 15 years after joining Quota, she is active in seven different activities. At her church, Yvonne serves as director of the church library, church historian, chairperson of the church nominating committee, and member of the church council and choir. Yvonne is also an ESL certified instructor. She works as coordinator for the SHARE High School Exchange Program, is the president of the Pinehaven Garden Club, and conducts exit interviews to the graduating seniors for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. In addition, Yvonne is highly active in Quota. Serving two years as service chair, she has overseen two scholarships for hearing-impaired students, hearing aid batteries for school students, and Christmas stockings for the Salvation Army. An active and crucial link in QI Charlotte, Yvonne personifies the spirit of volunteerism.

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