Reno, Nevada. Dec. 28, 2016. After a record number of nominations were made for the second year in a row (we exceeded last year’s total nominations by nearly 25 percent), it is with great pleasure that we announce the winners of the 28th Annual Human Services Awards:
- Student Volunteer of the Year: Lesili Pousima, Hug High School
- Politician of the Year: Commissioner Kitty Jung, Washoe County Board of Commissioners
- Board Member of the Year: Harriet Cummings, Community Chest, Inc.
- Staff Member of the Year: Lisa Lee, Northern Nevada HOPES
- Administrator of the Year: Stacy Smith, Nye Communities Coalition
- Agency of the Year: The Solace Tree
- Michael O'Callaghan Humanitarian Award: Sharon Chamberlain
The event will be held in the Capri Ballroom at the Peppermill Resort and Casino on Thursday, Jan. 12 from 8 to 10 a.m. Individual and table ticket prices remain unchanged from previous years and may be purchased by going here: http://humanservicesnetwork.org/the-28th-annual-human-services-awards/. It is recommended that you purchase your tickets early as last year was a sell-out with attendance at an all-time high.
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