Arts and Culture Volunteer of the Year - Tom Draggoo.
Tom has volunteered as president of the Springfield Renaissance Development Corp (SRDC), the nonprofit group created to enhance the city's livability and economic vitality. Among other things, he was instrumental in the development of the Richard E. Wildish Community Theater as an arts venue and community gathering place in downtown Springfield.
Volunteer Hours: Thousands as part of SRDC since 1998
"Tom has enriched the lives and life experiences of countless individuals through his selfless work and dedication to volunteerism in our community. Tom is always leading and inspiring others and touches many without even realizing it." - Julie Wilson, City of Springfield