On behalf Junior Auxiliary of Ruston, the Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce announces that C. Alisa Greene has been chosen to receive the Betty Robbins Volunteer of the Year award for 2021. This award is presented to a Lincoln Parish resident who has made a difference in the lives of the children in this community. Betty Robbins was a former President of the local chapter, as well as the National Association of Junior Auxiliaries (NAJA).
C. Alisa Greene has committed much of her life to volunteering. Alisa worked as a law enforcement officer for many years and created a crime prevention program using the GSU “Tiger Cop” mascot to teach safety to children. Alisa is a Social Worker by trade; however, she has discovered a love for teaching, coaching, serving, and mentoring. She has inspired so many people, and she demonstrates an extraordinary commitment to anyone that she comes in contact with.
Alisa is a passionate volunteer and cares deeply about serving her community. She has been a volunteer Cross Country Coach at both Cypress Springs Elementary and Cedar Creek. She has volunteered as the Chess Coach at Cypress Springs and as a fitness coach for the Ruston High School Pep Squad.
Alisa has sponsored a Free National Run Day Event and volunteered for the Healthy Kids Running Series. She co-sponsored Kidspreneur Camp to help children gain a better understanding of entrepreneurship in Grambling, Louisiana. She has provided self-defense classes with a local community agency. To promote growth, Alisa created Field Day Friday for young children to experience educational activities in Lincoln Parish which included visits to banks, museums, the library, and various parks.
Having a heart to serve local senior citizens, Alisa collects and donates bags of apples and oranges to local nursing homes and provides home visits. She helped collect $500 to donate to the Desaird Street Shelter and she volunteers with Lincoln Parish youth serving meals at the shelter.
C. Alisa Greene is a role model for volunteerism. The ultimate goal of Alisa’s volunteer work is to motivate, encourage, and show love while bringing people together to create a strong community. She is an asset to our community.
This award will be presented at the Chamber’s 102nd Annual Banquet, title sponsored by Northern Louisiana Medical Center on Jan. 25, 2022, at the Ruston Civic Center. Tickets for Chamber members are $50/individual or $400/table of 8; for non-members $55/individual or $440/table. Reservations can be made at www.rustonlincoln.org. The banquet is also sponsored by Origin Bank and Hunt, Guillot & Associates.
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