2021 Baton Rouge Area Volunteer Activists

We have hosted the Baton Rouge Area Volunteer Activists awards annually since 1971. Each year, this awards luncheon honors a class of individuals who give of their time and talents to organizations across our community, above and beyond volunteer requirements, for the betterment of the Greater Baton Rouge area. 

This year’s honorees:

Laurie Aronson

Leonard Augustus

Cheri Ausberry

Jan Breen

Preston Castille

O’Neil Curtis

Norisha Kirts Glover

Bridget Kaigler

Eric Lane

John Turner

In addition to recognizing this year’s Volunteer Activists, Emerge will present the Margaret Neely Award to Stephen and Colleen Waguespack. This award is named in honor of Margaret Neely, the long-standing Executive Director of Baton Rouge Speech and Hearing Foundation (now known as Emerge) and celebrates individuals who have served Emerge’s mission as volunteer leaders.

Friday, November 12

The Crowne Plaza Hotel
11:00 a.m. Registration
11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. Luncheon and Program

If you have any questions, please contact us at events@emergela.org.

To view the past honorees, please click here.

BRAVA THROUGH THE YEARS