COAL TOWNSHIP — Heather Fernandez won the inaugural Jeff Thew Community Award at Saturday’s annual Little Eddie Griffiths Pig Roast held at the Fairview Gun Club.
The monetary award will be used for the backpack program at Shamokin Area Elementary School, which Hernandez helps coordinate.
Jeff Thew, who passed away earlier this year, served as chairman of the pig roast for many years.
Other scholarships and awards were presented at the annual event. (See photos.)