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First State Community Action holds annual awards dinner

BY STEVEN BILLUPS
November 22, 2013

The First State Community Action Agency held its annual awards dinner Nov. 18 at Dover Downs. The Stanford Bratton Award for Community Service, the Community Partners Award, the Personal Achievment Award and the Employee of the Year were all presented at the event.

Shown receiving the The Stanford Bratton Award for Community Service is John Hollis with First Sate Community Executive Director Bernice Edwards. Hollis is currently the senior advisor of policy, community infrastructure and government affairs and lobbyist for Nemours Health and Prevention Services. 

Hollis has spent his life serving the community. His accomplishments are very extensive, from coaching football, swimming and track and field to receiving awards in public service from several organizations in the state.