SPARTA, NJ- Vicky Foley was recognized by the Township Council with a Patriot Award.  At the last council meeting Christine Quinn presented Foley with the recognition for her ongoing community service.  One of her most recent and visible projects was to organize the Miss Sparta pageant. This year the twelve young ladies, their families and members of the community gathered at Skyview Golf Club to compete for the title of Miss Sparta.  Foley's effort made for a successful event.  

Foley was involved with Sparta Cheerleading for several years.  Shehas also been involved with the PTO at several of the Sparta schools.

In discussing the importance of the Patriot Award program, Quinn said, "It's very important that we invite and encourage volunteerism within our community, and that we recognize these efforts accordingly.  Through volunteering our time and working together, we build a better, stronger Sparta."