At the Center for Family Resources’ Awards & Recognition Event held at the RobertKent Galleries on May 16, 2019, 15 awards were presented to individual volunteers, donors, advocates and staff for their commitment to our organization’s mission-aligned work as demonstrated through their generous gifts of work, wisdom and wealth. During this celebration of philanthropy, award recipients were:
Founders Award: Henssler Financial
F.I.R.S.T. Award: Publix Super Markets
Helping Hands (Volunteers of the Year) Award: St. James Episcopal Church
Save the Day Award: Centerview Terrace Apartments
So Kind for In-Kind Award: Post Office – Westside Carrier Annex
Count on Me Award: John Delves
Meet the Need Award: Penske Truck Leasing Company
Champion Award: Mark Chastain
2018 Thanks for Giving Co-Chairs: Alice Dondelinger and Chris Brown
2019 Winter Wonderland Gala Co-Chairs: Kim Gresh and George Hartzog, Terri Bunten Guthrie and Jim Guthrie
2019 Winter Wonderland Gala Auction Co-Chairs: Melissa Haisten and Heather Thrash
Fifth Anniversary on Staff of the Center for Family Resources: Alysha Sturgeon
The reception was organized by the Center for Family Resources’ Young Professionals Committee and was underwritten by in-kind donations from the RobertKent Galleries (Holly and Robert Tuchman), Center Cut Catering, Nothing Bundt Cakes and musicians, Harrison Cook, Annie Cook and Dave Doke.
The Center for Family Resources is grateful to all award recipients as well as all other individuals, entities and staff who through their generous gifts of work, wisdom and wealth helped us serve 12,356 individuals in Cobb County in 2018.