Rural Community Builder Name: Mary Shaw

Community: Florence, OR

Role: President of the Florence Farmers Market

What is one word or phrase that describes this person as an RCB: Inspirational

Recognized by: Susy Lacer from Florence, OR

Tell us a bit about what you appreciate about them as an RCB: I appreciate Mary because she is a dreamer who is willing, and capable, of taking action to accomplish her dreams. With her passion and gentle confidence, she inspires others to join her in making dreams come true. She is an incredibly effective leader, in a very low-key manner.

Photo Caption – Mary sporting her new RCB beanie (and a COVID-19 mask). Mary was leading a training session for Market volunteers and vendors on how the new online Market will work when it launches next week.