Rural Community Builder Name:  Matt Borghese

Community: Arlington, OR

Role: Community Leader-Volunteer-Great Partner & Friend to MANY!

Recognized by: K’Lynn Lane

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

Tell us a bit about what you appreciate about them as an RCB:

Matt is hardworking and kind. He helps in the planning and coordination of community events and is always willing to help volunteer where there is a need.

Matt helped plan an event recently which recognized and honored 20 local veterans.

Matt is helping our youth get connected in training opportunities for renewable energy hoping to keep them local with great paying jobs and close to their hometown. Matt is a great partner and always has ideas for collaboration and community engagement. I am truly grateful for all he does.

Matt participates in local parades, helps coordinate and run the Fishing Derby, Car Show N’ Shine, and spearhead the Holiday Decorating. He is an integral part of his community.