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Towne Salute: Jayme Dingler of Talbot Interfaith Shelter

For someone who has a full-time job and is a part-time professional musician, you would think volunteering might be out of the question. Jayme Dingler, however, has made the time for it.

Towne Salute: Michael Heup of Special Olympics Maryland

Michael Heup, 36, achieved the ultimate reward--becoming a world-class athlete and spokesman for Special Olympics Maryland (SOM).

Towne Salute: Jan Hardin of Mid Shore Community Mediation Center

Over the last four years, Hardin has been an avid volunteer at the Mid Shore Community Mediation Center (MSCMC) in Easton.

Towne Salute: Tricia Sanborn, Arts Council of Anne Arundel County

Sanborn spends approximately 15 hours a week volunteering for multiple non-profit organizations including the ACAAC and We Care and Friends.

Towne Salute: Bill and Margaret “Margi” Maynard of Historic London Town and Gardens

This husband and wife team has been volunteering at Historic London Town and Gardens in Edgewater for nine years.

Towne Salute: Bill Shrieves of St. Michaels Rotary

Bill Shrieves of McDaniel, Maryland is an avid volunteer, a marathon runner, and most of all a beacon of hope for those who have been diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer.

Towne Salute: Tom Saquella of Talisman Therapeutic Riding

After retiring, Saquella did not know what the next chapter of his life would bring when he met Anne L. Joyner, Founder and CEO of Talisman Therapeutic Riding. But the rest is history.

Towne Salute: Sally Mastroberti of Positive Strides

Jumping in feet first, Mastroberti has become a valued volunteer at Positive Strides, being an integral part of their Injury Prevention & Nutrition seminars.

Towne Salute: Susan Noble and Lori Coogan of Hero Boys Run Club

The pilot program, named HERO Boys Run Club, was launched in 2013 at Arnold Elementary School.

Towne Salute: Lisa Napoli of Toys for Tots

A longtime volunteer for different organizations, Napoli has been with Toys for Tots since Christmas 2009 and, judging by her excitement while talking about it, she loves it.