Tuesday, March 28, 2023

Jay Maxey, Red Cross Volunteer of Year, is Fire Chief in Carroll County

American Red Cross Northwest Mississippi Chapter recognized Jay Maxey as Volunteer of the Year at the chapter’s 2014 Annual Meeting in Oxford. Pictured with Maxey are, from left, Jennifer Coleman, NW Chapter executive; Sandy Patrick, disaster program specialist; Laura Maxey and Jay Maxey; George Atkins, chair, NW Chapter board of directors; Stephen Whatley, board member; and Michael Thompson, senior associate athletics director for communications & marketing, Ole Miss., keynote speaker for the annual meeting.

Jay Maxey of Carroll County was named Volunteer of the Year by the American Red Cross Northwest Mississippi Chapter at the chapter’s annual meeting held in Oxford.
He was recognized for his exemplary service and dedication to the Red Cross and his community.
“Not only is Jay on the ground locally as a disaster action team member, he is also willing to be deployed when possible to other parts of the state in need,” said NW Chapter Executive Jennifer Coleman.
Sandy Patrick, disaster program specialist in the NW Chapter said, “Jay Maxey makes our jobs easier: He continually recruits new volunteers and is a recognized disaster action team leader always ensuring his team members are up to date in their training and skills.”
Maxey is Chief of the Gravel Hill/Black Hawk Volunteer Fire Department located in Carroll County. He owns Maxey Trucking and also works at a family-owned business, C & M Maintenance.
About the American Red Cross:
The American Red Cross Mississippi Region shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters, supports the supply of about 40 percent of the nation’s blood, teaches skills that save lives, provides international humanitarian aid and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org/mississippi, like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter @RedCrossMiss
Courtesy American Red Cross