Pollworker Hall of Fame
Chambersburg, Pennsylvania – October 16, 2014
In recognition of their valuable contribution and exceptional dedication as a pollworker, the Franklin County Commissioners honored six individuals this morning at the first ever Pollworker Hall of Fame Ceremony. In order to be named to this Hall of Fame, a pollworker needs to have worked at a polling place for fifty years or more.
Those honored included the following:
Esther J. Wagner - 61 Years
Gertrude W. Zeger (Deceased) – 60+ Years (Award accepted by her son, Jim Zeger)
Alice Collins – 60 Years
Bonita G. Heckman – 55 Years
Vera F. Lensbower – 52 Years
Norma L. Cleaver – 49 Years
In addition to a signed certificate, the nominees were also presented with a gift certificate to a local restaurant and a bouquet of flowers.
Commissioner Keller stated "The Franklin County Commissioners are grateful for the years of faithful and distinguished service to both the voters and the Franklin County Election Board.”