2017 Community Champion Awards
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MARCH 7, 2017
CONTACT: Amy Turner, C.C.A.P., Executive Director, 315-624-9930
Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 Community Champion Awards:
Treva Wood Community Activist Award
Presented to an individual who has dedicated themselves to fight for the empowerment of the low-income members of our community. This individual works tirelessly for the rights and the opportunities for success of each individual.
2017 Recipient: John Furman
Community Achiever Award
Presented to a family or individual who has overcome poverty to become an active member of the community. This family/individual has met their challenges with confidence, sought guidance and support, and is now actively creating a better life for their family and giving back to their community.
2017 Recipient: Wah Wah Moses
Community Visionary Award
This award is given to an individual who has contributed unselfishly to the betterment of our community as a whole, and works toward the goal of ending poverty in our community.
2017 Recipient: Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi
Community Builder Award
This award is given to a business or group that has contributed unselfishly to the betterment of our community. This business/group is involved in the local community and committed to making a difference.
2017 Recipient: Utica Police Department - "Adopt a Police Officer" Program
The awards will be presented at MVCAA’s 51st Anniversary Gala, Friday, May 12th, Hart’s Hill Inn, Whitesboro, 6-10 pm. Tickets to the Gala are $75 each. For 51 years, Mohawk Valley Community Action Agency has been dedicated to empowering local families toward positive self-sufficiency. Become a sponsor of MVCAA’s 51st Anniversary Gala and make a difference in our community! Sponsorship information and reservations for the Gala are available on MVCAA’s web site www.mvcaa.com or by calling 315-624-9930 x2259.