Life in Hanover County is better as a result of Dave and Judy Fuller. Known for their passionate and enthusiastic community volunteerism, the impact of their service can be found in virtually every corner of the county. Their enduring commitment to Hanover neighbors through numerous volunteer positions exemplifies Dave and Judy’s belief in the power of community and the importance of serving others.
Dave and Judy are familiar faces around Hanover, both as individuals and as a family. In addition to their careers in local economic development and public service, they are respected for their commitment to serving others through volunteering. Currently, Dave and Judy are most known for their service as passionate supporters and leaders in the successes of the Project Lifesaver and Motorist Assist programs in Hanover County. “During years of volunteering the Fullers have developed many strong bonds with members of the community,” says Captain J.S. Sizemore with the Hanover Sheriff’s Office. “Both Dave and Judy Fuller represent what it means to be a true Hanoverian.” Additionally, they serve on numerous boards, foundations, and with an array of nonprofit and government groups that make life better for residents and visitors alike.
The Fullers’ energy, focus on volunteerism, and selfless attitudes directly impact and influence those they partner with and those they serve. The breadth of their volunteer efforts is complemented by the deep commitment they make to impacting life in the county. They go above and beyond to serve Hanover residents with special needs, cognitive conditions, and memory challenges through the Project Lifesaver program. “Understanding the unique needs of many of these individuals and families, David and Judy have also taken an active role in assuring the families are included in their work while volunteering with the Motorist Assist program as well,” contributes Sargent Tim Sutton with the Hanover Sheriff’s Office. “The caring nature of the relationships they have forged is priceless. David and Judy truly understand what it is to be a part of the community that the Hanover Sheriff’s Office serves.”
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