Stoll receives Community Cornerstone Award
CornerBank has announced that Alan Stoll is the Cornerstone Award recipient for November. In recognition of Stoll’s accomplishments, CornerBank will contribute $100 to the non-profit organization of his choice. She has selected Cowley County Toys for Tots to receive the donation. A reception honoring Stoll will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, Nov. 30, in the CornerBank lobby, 900 Main. The public is invited to attend the reception.
For 14 years, Stoll has served as the Cowley County Toys for Tots coordinator, helping to provide happy holidays for hundreds of area youth. Additionally, he is the coordinator of the Adopt-a-School program and coached youth football and soccer. He is a member of the Winfield Lions Club and has been a member of CrossRoads Community Church for 15 years, where he currently teaches middle school Sunday school.
Stoll serves on the advisory board for Mosaic Homes, the South Central Kansas Arson Strike Force Team, the International Association of Arson Investigators and has been president of the Firefighter Union Local 3083 for eight years.
He is the president of the Board of the South Central Kansas Fire Alliance, coordinator for South Central Kansas Urban Search and Rescue team and is an instructor for Y-Fire Academy for juvenile fire setters.
He received the South Central Kansas Friends of Education Award in 2002, the Adopt-a-School program award in 2002, the Cowley County Leadership Award in 2001, Outstanding Young Cowley Countian in 2002 and the Chamber of Commerce Award for Outstanding Public Servant in 2011.
Stoll was born and raised in Piedmont, South Dakota, and graduated from Brown High School in Sturgis, South Dakota, in 1986. In 1990, he was hired by the Winfield Fire Department as a firefighter. He moved through the ranks as engineer, lieutenant, captain, deputy chief, fire marshal and interim chief. He was appointed Winfield fire chief in May 2012.
He and his wife, Dee Dee, have been married 22 years and have one son, Rigan, 14.
Stoll was selected for the award by the Community Cornerstone Award selection committee, which includes Cindy Goertz, Ralph Hanna, Rose Hanna, Mary Jarvis, Roger Lungren and Mildred Sherrard. All are previous recipients of the Cornerstone Award. Volunteers are the cornerstones of healthy communities. The Community Cornerstone Award recognizes the time and effort of volunteers dedicated to serving people and enhancing the quality of life in Cowley County. To make a nomination contact Ev Bowman at 221-1650 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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