Honorees Recognized at NKCAC Annual Meeting and Awards Celebration

Posted Tuesday July 25, 2017 by kerford

Honorees Recognized at NKCAC Annual Meeting and Awards Celebration

We hosted our Annual Meeting and Awards Celebration on Monday, July 24th at Receptions in Erlanger, Kentucky.

Each year wec elebrate and recognizes individuals and organizations that support and advocate for families and individuals living in poverty. This year werecognized the 2017 Partners of the Year for each of the following categories:

  • The Doris Wiedemann Award for Exemplary Board Service went to Board member, Aurelia Rodriguez, for her ongoing commitment to NKCAC and the mission of finding a pathway out of poverty.
  • Financial Education Partner of the Year went to Cutler Family Realty in Owenton, Kentucky for their commitment to financial literacy.
  • YouthBuild Partner of the Year went to the Spirit of Construction Foundation for their continuing financial support of the YouthBuild program.
  • Community Collaboration for Children (CCC) Partner of the Year went to Most Valuable Kids, an organization that provides positive inspiration and civic opportunities for underserved children in our region.
  • Early Head Start Partner of the Year went to First Steps, an organization which provides intervention and support services to children age birth to three.
  • Head Start Partner of the Year went to Campbell County Schools for their ongoing work to help working families with after school programming so that their kids stay safe and engaged in learning..
  • Lincoln Grant Scholar House Volunteer of the Year honors went to Becky Diaz and Elyse Monahan for generously contributing their time, energy, and resources to the residents of Lincoln Grant Scholar House.
  • Senior Centers Partner of the Year went to Ivy Knoll Caring Senior Community for their ongoing commitment to improving the lives of senior citizens.
  • Senior Employment Partner of the Year went to The Salvation Army Lexington for offering reliable training placements for program participants.

“The Annual Meeting and Awards Celebration is a great time to honor and celebrate the impact Community Action has in the lives of families and communities” said Florence Tandy, NKCAC Executive Director. “Our extraordinary team of staff, volunteers, board members, and community partners from deserve to be recognized.”

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