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Montgomery Serves Awards

This prestigious annual awards program recognizes outstanding volunteer efforts in Montgomery County. 

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Join us on April 29, 6:30 to 9:00 PM at
Imagination Stage in Bethesda
for the Awards Event.
The event is free but tickets are required. 

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Congratulations to this year's honorees! 

photos of 2019 Nix honorees

The Neal Potter Path of Achievement Awards - recognizing a lifetime of service will go to:

Karen Bashir, one of the founders of the Montgomery County Project Prom/Graduation (commonly known as "Post Prom"), who has also dedicated decades of service to the Muslim Community Center as well as several agencies committed to serving persons with mental illness and substance abuse issues.

Jacquette Frazier, in recognition of her service to seniors, youth, and people with disabilities at Essex House, an affordable housing community in Takoma Park.

The Volunteer of the Year Awards, for outstanding volunteer efforts performed in 2018, will be presented in four categories:

Amy Yontef-McGrath photoVolunteer of the Year, Amy Yontef-McGrath, who marked her 50th birthday by participating in 50 diverse service projects and blogged about the experience throughout the year. She continues to be an active volunteer with multiple organizations. 

Youth Volunteer of the Year, Dhruv Pai, a freshman at Montgomery Blair High School who volunteered at Walter Reed National Medical Center, the KID Museum, and Democracy Summer.

KindWorks photoVolunteer Group of the Year, KindWorks, whose 1,600 volunteers supported 22 nonprofit organizations and government agencies to serve 7,300 community members in need, with an emphasis on helping those experiencing homelessness, food insecurity, and incarceration, as well as new refugee families. 

Hugo Salon photoBusiness Volunteer of the Year, Hugo Salon in Kensington, which partnered with Easterseals DC MD VA to provide complimentary salon services to participants in the nonprofit's adult day services on a monthly basis. 

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2018 Honorees!
2018 MSA Honorees

2018 Honorees - Click to see more on the 2018 Celebration
Thank you to  Fund for Montgomery with a generous contribution from the  Carl M. Freeman Foundation for sponsoring past events!