ANNOUNCING THE 2015 THRIVE HONOREES!
The Arizona Coalition to End Sexual and Domestic Violence is pleased to announce the fifth annual Thrive Award honorees. Each award category symbolizes a plant native to the Sonoran Desert that has adapted and even thrives in the harsh climate.
2015 Thrive Award Honorees:
Lavina Tomer, Wingspan Anti-Violence Project, will receive the Saguaro Award in honor of a lifetime dedicated to ending domestic violence.
Stacey Champion, Champion PR + Consulting, has been selected for the Three Heart Award, which honors a sexual and/or domestic violence survivor who has turned adversity into triumph by creating positive change in the community.
Albert Pooley, Native American Fatherhood and Families Association, will receive the Cliff Rose Award, which honors an individual for their efforts in education, prevention and outreach of sexual and/or domestic violence to the community in Arizona.
Stacy Krueger, Coconino County Attorney’s Office, will be the recipient of the Desert Sunflower Award, which honors a person’s non-traditional involvement in the movement to end sexual and/or domestic violence.
Rosamaria Mendozachapa, Chiricahua Community Health Centers, Inc., was selected for the Guara Award to honor an advocate’s outstanding efforts in providing direct services to victims of sexual and/or domestic violence in Arizona.
Senator Katie Hobbs, Arizona’s 24th Legislative District, will be given the Ocotillo Award, which celebrates a person who has identified an issue facing sexual and domestic violence victims and has championed legislative or budgetary change to benefit victims.
Please join us on May 8, 2015 as we honor these six well-deserved recipients at the 5th Annual Thrive Gala and Awards Dinner in celebration of sexual and domestic violence survivors and the individuals who work tirelessly for their promising futures.
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