Martha Hunt of Johnston, RI is being recognized by Cabot Creamery Cooperative, the New England and upstate New York farm-family owned dairy cooperative widely known as the maker’s of the “World’s Best Cheddar,” for her selfless volunteerism with Slatersville Congregational Church by being instrumental in bringing a national program called “Stop Hunger Now” to the church. The program consists of members who prepare vast quantities of pre-packaged meals to be sent around the world where it’s needed most. Martha and her husband Greg will join more than 40 other altruistic individuals and their guests on an all-expense-paid Southern Caribbean cruise honoring them for the volunteer work they do in their communities.
Martha will join honorees from across the country on the Cabot Celebrity Cruise, as well as Cabot staff and special honorees selected from program partners AARP Create the Good and Points of Light, on the six-day, seven-night excursion. Local radio stations in more than 20 markets chose some of this year’s “Community Celebrities,” while others were recognized from recent Cabot programs, including Reward Volunteers.
The Community Celebrities will be flown from their hometowns and will board the Celebrity Cruise® ship SUMMIT in Puerto Rico, and make stops in Barbados, St. Lucia, Antigua, St. Maarten, and St. Thomas.
For the past four
years, in major cities and towns across the United States, the Cabot Community
Celebrity Awards have honored the powerful achievements and contributions of
select volunteers. Each year, Cabot spotlights those who serve others with
little thought of personal recognition, and reward them with a trip of a
lifetime. The farmer-owners of Cabot offer the Community Celebrity Award
because we want more people to join us in recognizing and applauding the time
and talent given to make our communities a better place. We sincerely hope to
inspire more people to contribute to their communities, and we want the notion
of celebrity to evolve into recognition of selfless volunteerism.