November 14, 2015 – Ray and Bonnie Ferrier of Manchester received the Distinguished Volunteer Award from the Association of Fundraising Professionals Western Maryland Chapter on November 13 at Musket Ridge Golf Course in Myersville. The award honors those whose volunteerism has contributed significantly to the philanthropic efforts within an organization.
The Ferriers were nominated for their decades of support for Carroll Lutheran Village. They began supporting the Village in the 1990s through the former Friends of the Village (FOV) auxiliary. Both were instrumental in planning the annual FOV Auction and the pancake breakfast and flower mart held each spring. Bonnie is also former president of the auxiliary.