Martha Zeigler was named the volunteer of the year at the Rotary Club of Effingham County's annual volunteer of the year banquet Thursday night New Ebenezer Retreat Center.
Zeigler, events director for the Effingham County Chapter of Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, was nominated by Tommy Allen. She also has been spearheading the fundraising efforts for the Boltzius statue project and is on the board of directors at Treutlen House.
Rachael Jackson, a volunteer with Manna House, was named first runner-up. Brett Gordon, nominated by the Habitat for Humanity of Effingham County, was second runner-up.