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Local individuals, agencies to be honored at annual human services awards Jan. 17

By ThisIsReno

HSN NEWS RELEASE

Human Services Network logoThe Human Services Network’s annual celebration of excellence in the delivery and support of human services in our community will take place on Thursday, Jan. 17, from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Peppermill Resort Hotel Casino. This event shines a light on important work that takes place in our community, often with little recognition. The network has announced this year’s outstanding award recipients:

  • Politician of the Year – Karen Abowd, Ward One Carson City Supervisor
  • Board Member of the Year – Michael Connolly, Care Chest
  • Staff Member of the Year – Janett Massolo, Nevada Office of Suicide Prevention
  • Administrator of the Year – Michele Watkins, Central Lyon Youth Connections
  • Agency of the Year – Lyon County School District
  • Special Recognition Award – Mike Willden, Nevada Health and Human Services
  • Mike O’Callaghan Humanitarian Award – Diane Ross, The Continuum

This year’s event is sponsored by NV Energy, Renown and Charles Schwab Bank.

Tickets cost $40 for members of the Human Services Network and $50 for non-members. A table of eight costs $280 for members of the Human Services Network and $360 for nonmembers. To RSVP and to pay, go to www.humanservicesnetwork.org or call Erik at 847-9311, x102 by Friday, January 11th.

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