Good Neighbor Awards Recipients

The Good Neighbor Award was established by GAR in 2010 to recognize and honor GAR members who are outstanding volunteers in their community.

Up to three individuals may be awarded the Good Neighbor Award in any one year. Each winner receives a recognition gift as well as a contribution to the charity of their choice. Listed below are the winners from each year, along with the organization(s) that they support.


Sherry Terrell, East Metro Board
Madison-Morgan Community Food Pantry

Jolyn Vanicky, Middle Georgia Association
Daybreak Shelter


Jennifer Barnes, Atlanta REALTORS®
Solidarity Sandy Springs

Janice Overbeck, Cobb Association
JO Gives 


Kay FulpFayette County Board of REALTORS®
The Gary Sinise Foundation 


Adrienne DowdyWalton-Barrow Board of REALTORS®
Tanglewood Outreach Ministry for Kids 


Andrea ShieldsColumbus Board of REALTORS®
Southern Living Academy


Donna RoweCobb Association of REALTORS®
Vietnam Veterans Alliance, Chapter One


Karen Coker-Thomas, Northeast Georgia Board of REALTORS®
Ruth House


Kimberly Harkey, Walton-Barrow Board of REALTORS®
National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Barrow Sherriff’s Department “Christmas with a Cop” Program


Betty B. Jones, Northeast Atlanta Metro Association of REALTORS®
RAIN (Real Estate Agents in Need)


Jerry Johnson, Troup County Board of REALTORS®
Kiwanis Club, Emmaus Women’s Shelter, Camp Viola, Troup Co. Saddle Club

Debbie Jones, Walton-Barrow Board of REALTORS®
SafeKids Walton County


Tobias Jackson-Campbell, DeKalb Association of REALTORS®
Women’s Resource Center to End Domestic Violence

Larry Winter, Atlanta Board of REALTORS®
Foster Children’s Foundation, Inc.


Barbara Campbell, DeKalb Association of REALTORS®
One Church One School Community Partnership Program

Bob Patterson, Columbus Board of REALTORS®
The Ferst Foundation for Childhood Literacy – Harris County


Christy Baker-Jenkins, Athens Area Association of REALTORS®
St. Joseph’s Catholic School