Luke Hugghins Receives Governor’s Volunteer Award

FORT DODGE, IOWA, September 24, 2022 – Luke Hugghins, HR Business Partner at McClure, received a Governor’s Volunteer Award from Governor Kim Reynolds and Lt. Governor Adam Gregg during a special recognition ceremony held on September 24, 2022, in Fort Dodge.

Luke Hugghins was honored with an individual award by Main Street Iowa for his volunteer work and leadership in the following organizations:

  • President of Main Street Fort Dodge
  • Design Committee Chair of Main Street Fort Dodge
  • Badger Fire & Rescue Firefighter / EMT / Treasurer / Secretary
  • First Presbyterian Church Elder and Committee Chair
  • Kid Zone Daycare Board Member
  • Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance Treasurer and Committee Member
  • Fort Dodge Young Professionals President
  • Ragbrai Fort Dodge Committee Chair
  • North Central Iowa Workforce Development Board Vice Chair

“Iowans take great pride in their deep and rich commitment for serving others — it’s in our DNA,” Gov. Reynolds said. “Iowa nice is the foundation of our state — you see it everywhere you turn — Iowans volunteering their time to help others and improve their communities and our state. It truly is an honor to be able to recognize these individuals for their meaningful acts of generosity through the Governor’s Volunteer Awards and inspire others to do the same.”

“Luke has made an impact on the company, clients, and community.  He is a servant leader and a cultural choreographer, influencing and bringing all together,” said Dennis Folden, President at McClure.

More than 500 awards are being presented this year during five ceremonies across Iowa. It is estimated that more than 150 communities in Iowa were served by this year’s honorees.

Coordinated by Volunteer Iowa, the Governor’s Volunteer Award program—now in its 38th year—provides an easy way for Iowa nonprofits, charitable organizations, and government entities to honor their volunteers with a prestigious, state-level award. More information is available at volunteeriowa.org.

A complete list of award recipients and an electronic copy of this news release are available at volunteeriowa.org.

About Volunteer Iowa

Volunteer Iowa and its partner agencies work with organizations and individuals on three main fronts. The first is to help agencies develop quality programs that use service as a strategy to fulfill their missions and address Iowa’s greatest areas of need. The second is to help engage Iowans in their communities by promoting service and expanding the volunteer base. Finally, the third area of work is to connect individuals with appropriate service opportunities by building the volunteer infrastructure. More information is available at volunteeriowa.org.

About McClure

Founded in 1956, McClure has grown to a firm of over 250 professionals in thirteen offices. With a vision of making lives better, McClure brings engineering expertise and a collaborative approach to identify the best strategies and solutions to bring our client’s vision to life. McClure’s area of expertise is in guiding its clients on making long-term capital investments in the areas of aviation, bridge, community development, construction observation, development, environmental, geotechnical, GIS, landscape architecture, MEP, structural, survey, traffic, transportation, wastewater, and water.