||For the second year, Rogue Community College and RCC Foundation will host the Spears Awards on the Redwood Campus, August 22, 2014, 6:00 p.m. The Spears Award is a celebration of outstanding community members who are annually nominated and voted by their peers to receive one of four excellence awards in the following areas, Community Organization: Marge Holzgang Community Organization Excellence Award; Medical: Rogue Award for Medical Excellence; Community: Illinois Excellence Award for Community Service; and Education: Applegate Award for Education Excellence. Recipients have contributed to making a positive and significant impact within our community. This year our honorees are, Academic Masters (organization), Scott Swindells (medical), Bill Thorp (community service), and Kathy Burkey (education). There will be a BBQ Cook-off, competing sponsors are, Papa Terall's BBQ and Catering, My Little BBQ, and The Flying Pig. The Asante Foundation is a co-sponsor of this event. The cost to attend is $25 and includes dinner.