January 5, 2010

Packers honor Barb Rigden for volunteer service

Barb Rigden of Racine will be honored by the Green Bay Packers later this month.

She will receive one of 20 Green Bay Packers Community Quarterback Awards. The award is designed to honor volunteers who exemplify leadership, dedication, creativity and a commitment to improving the communities in which they live through volunteerism.

Rigden has been volunteering through the Volunteer Center of Racine County for 10 years. In the past year, she has logged over 967 hours with the Volunteer Center – 828 in the area of sexual assault support and services.

Rigden will be honored at a recognition dinner on Thursday, Jan. 21, in the Legends Club at Lambeau Field. The Volunteer Center of Racine County will be awarded a $1,000 grant on her behalf.


  1. Barb is a very deserving person to receive this honor. She has been volunteering for years and always doing it with a smile on her face. God Bless you !

  2. Yay, Barb! She's a wonderful person, always ready to help, comfort and provide wisdom. I'm proud to know her.

  3. Congratulations to Barb and thank you for your contributions! I know Barb from her years of dedicated service as a board member to the Wisconsin Institute of Natural Wellness.

  4. Congratulations to Barb! She has been a long time United Way of Racine County volunteer.

  5. How wonderful that a volunteer for the Volunteer Center of Racine County won this award! Congratulations, Barb - I hope that you will inspire others to contact the Volunteer Center of Racine to find an opportunity to serve others.

  6. Congratulations to Barb!
    Our community is a better place with outstanding volunteers like Barb.
    Congratulations to The Volunteer Center of Racine County for being the organiztion that matches people like Barb and others to the volunteer needs in our community!

    That's a thumbs up in my book!