The Marco Island Area Chamber of Commerce's Lifetime Achievement Award went to Dick Shannahan and the 2008 Marco Eagle Volunteer of the Year is the often costumed, always generous Dale Rod
Sandy described Rod as someone who contributes "behind the scenes" who is also a "great dancer."
More about Volunteer of the Year Dale Rod:
is a person who uses his
creativity, imagination and handyman skills to place the extra touches for each event to make it more enjoyable and authentic especially with themed gatherings.
is also a master of disguise, dressing up as characters to fit every occasion.
From helping build a huge playground in Mackle Park to coaching and managing youth and adult sports, from fundraising activities for Tommie Barfield Elementary and the Marco Island Charter Middle School
to organizing multiple events for the Wishing Well Foundation
had himself locked up to raise funds for Muscular Dystrophy recently.
In his spare time, he is the vice president of special events for the Marco Island YMCA and chairman for the Taste of Marco and also for the annual Marco Island Oktoberfest.
sucks @ softball, ...
Maybe it should be known that Dale Rod
, in his
personal life would give the shirt off his
back to help any of his
friends or family ... Dale
congrats you should be proud..