Press Release - For Immediate Release
Camden County-- Wendy Montague of Waverly, GA was named Volunteer of the Year at the Satilla Riverkeeper’s 2020 Roastin’ on the River on Saturday, February 22, 2020. The annual celebration was held at Cabin Bluff, the site of America’s oldest hunting retreat. Cabin Bluff is now part of a large conservation tract along the Satilla River estuary in northern Camden County.
Wendy Montague is a long-time supporter and volunteer with Satilla Riverkeeper. Since becoming involved with Satilla Riverkeeper, Wendy Montague has led the silent auction at eight consecutive annual gala fundraising events, helping the organization raise over $90,000 to further our work to protect, restore, and educate about the Satilla River. Wendy has also lent a hand at multiple river cleanups, and offered much moral support and encouragement to the staff and board of directors.
“Volunteers drive the mission of our organization forward, and we are proud to recognize Wendy Montague for her dedication over the past several years,” said Laura Early, Satilla Riverkeeper.
As a small token of appreciation for all that Wendy has contributed, Satilla Riverkeeper gifted a framed photo of a patch of spider lilies, found along the banks of the blackwaters of the Satilla River.
The Satilla Riverkeeper® is a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting, restoring, and educating about the ecologically unique Satilla River. For more information, please visit www.satillariverkeeper.org.
Photo 1: Wendy Montague (left) leads a team of volunteers at the 2018 Satilla Riverkeeper Gala. (L-R: Wendy Montague, Rachael Thompson, Emma-Leigh Evors, Laura Early, Callie Fritts, Clay Montague.)