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Volunteers, Buck and Janet Vogt, were inducted into the 2011 Senior Hall of Fame with the Concho Valley RSVP. Based on the time they have devoted to their work and the skills they have given to the community, they were selected for the 2011 award.
As volunteers with the Angelo Civic Theater for almost a decade, they have put in thousands of hours assisting in reaching the theater's goals, hosting many and varied productions and seeing that performances run smoothly. They have even acted in several of the theater's productions.
Their unmatched commitment to the Theater's goals and dedication to their work reflect favorably on the organization's staff and crew, and has earned them the title of the theater's "personal angels." They have devoted themselves to supporting theater arts and the mission and staff of the Angelo Civic Theater in the Concho Valley. Jan and Buck have developed a successful volunteer usher program for the theater's productions as well as selling and inventory of concessions.
Older Americans Month has been celebrated for the past 2+ decades by the Concho Valley RSVP, the City of San Angelo Senior Division, and the Area Agency on Aging of the Concho Valley. Part of this celebration is the acceptance of nominations to the Senior Hall of Fame for exceptional community volunteers. These older adults exceed and surpass others in the giving of their talents, time, leadership, and service. In making the selection, quality of service, character of service and length of service is taken into consideration by the judges. The Vogts were selected out of a total field of ten nominees.
Please join me in congratulating Buck and Jan.
Friends and family gathered on September 20, 2012, to celebrate Doris Waring's 95th birthday. Doris is Homer Waring's mother, and a special event such as this deserves recognition. Hence, here it is on our Web site. Doris received birthday card greetings from many of our 6987th members and it was topped off by a beautiful bouquet of red roses.
|Doris Waring and her 4 kids. L to R: John Waring,Homer Waring, Doris, Sue Thompson, and Linda Kurtz||Doris Waring||Doris with birthday guests||Poster, Birthday Cards, and Flowers|
Janet Evans and Buck Vogt were married on July 13, 1958, at St Marks church in Wheeling, WV, and immediately left for Buck's assignment in Great Falls, MT.
The couple met at a high school dance and have been dancing together for over 65 years so far. They have two sons, Mark and Gary of San Angelo and two grandsons, Aaron and Michael. Besides Great Falls, they lived in New Haven, CT, Key West, FL, and San Angelo. Buck was stationed in Korea and Japan, and they both lived in the Philippines and Taiwan.
Buck was a crypto-linguist in the USAF and retired in 1976 in San Angelo. He went in the real estate profession and opened his own office in 1980. He obtained an Associates Degree in Real Estate from Howard College. Janet got her Broker license and joined him to run the property management section with 55 rental houses after managing apartments. Janet got her Broker license in 1989, and joined him to run the property management section with 55 rental homes after managing apartments. Janet has recently retired he broker license. Buck has been a member of the San Angelo Association of Realtors for 43 years and he served on their Board of Directors. They are also members of the San Angelo Apartment Association and Buck also served on their Borard of Directors.
Buck received his 50 year from the Masonic Lodge 1260 and also is a Shriner in the Suez Shrine Association in San Angelo. Jan has received her 50 year pin from the Order of the Eastern Star. She was Worthy Matron and Secretary of Chapter 826. She also served as a Deputy Grand Matron of the Order of Eastern Star of Texas.
They also taught country/western dancing at the Santa Fe Junction, the Coachman Club, SAISD dance classes as well as 18 years at Angelo State, Adult Continuing Education classes. They lost track of the number of graduates, somewhere in the niegborhood of 700-plus students.
They competed in The Senior Games (over 55) in dancing at both the local and state levels in two-step, waltz and swing categories, earning 12 medals. They appeared on 12 shows of the nationally televised show, "Club Dance" on CMT. They are 30-year members of the local San Angelo Western Dance Club. And they are still dancing.
They volunteered for 14 years at Angelo Civic Theater and won "Volunteers of the Year" with RSVP. They assisted the Choreographer of the play, The Land and the River in Country/Western dancing as well as acting and dancing in the play. In all, they acted in a total of 14 plays and designed/managed the current volunteer usher program at ACT. volunteered in other aspects of a play and were selected as "Volunteers of the year with RSVP." They designed and manage the current volunteer usher program at ACT.
They were part of a group that brought Little League Basebal to San Angelo and served as directors on the Southern Little League in the early 1970's.