Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Volunteer Leslie Burgess has been named the top tourism volunteer in Collier County for 2019, winning the Paradise Coast Convention & Visitor Bureau Volunteer Star award.
The award was presented at the Paradise Coast Convention and Visitor Bureau Tourism Star awards on Friday, September, 27, 2019, at the Naples Grande Beach Resort. Leslie, who earlier in the day left with her husband Tom to visit her daughter in California, asked longtime Volunteer Boardwalk Naturalists Judy Johansen and Phil Nye to accept the award in her absence.
Leslie Burgess Nomination
Roswitha Zeindlhofer-Marold Nomination
- Water bottles are made of 54 percent paper and 28 percent plant-based material
- Shopping bags are made of 80 percent recycled plastic from water bottles