As of Friday, February 28, 2014
Nominations for the 2014 Tradition of Compassion Awards are in.
All nominees will be honored March 6 at a special awards ceremony. A total of 20 nominations were received in four categories:
Outstanding volunteers: Les Cochenour, Samantha Irwin, Joyce Johnson, Mike Johnson, Rymmel Lovell, Scott McKay, Liesl Peterson, Barbara Pizzola, Rachel Walker and Marilyn Wong.
Outstanding Philanthropists: Don Benton, Steve Lawrence, Joyce Powell-Morin and Lana Tepfer.
Outstanding Community Service Organizations: HAVEN, Moose Lodge & Women of the Moose, and The Warming Place.
Outstanding Philanthropic Corporations: Griffith Motors, Sawyer’s True Value and The Dalles NAPA Auto Parts.
Winners will be announced at a ticketed event March 6, at the new Fort Dalles Readiness Center on the campus of CGCC in The Dalles. Tickets can be purchased for $15 each by contacting the Health Foundation at 541-296-7275 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Purchase tickets online at donate.mcmc.net.