Veron Auld, of Oakdale, was awarded the 2017 Volunteer of the Year for Southern Illinois District Friends of NRA.
This is the fourth time he has been selected to receive this distinction. The district comprises all counties south of U.S. 36 from Quincy on the west and Champaign to the east.
Auld also works with the Little Egypt committee in Jackson and Williamson counties, the Mississippi River Valley committee in Monroe county and the South Central Committee in Mount Vernon.
Auld has also been a strong supporter of the youth shooting sports and volunteers at the NRA Store at the World Shooting and Recreational Complex at Sparta.