2016 Awards Dinner

2016 Awards Dinner

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The Dave Wilbur President’s Awardx_DSC2351

This award is named in honor of Dave Wilbur, Oneida County Habitat for Humanity’s founder and first president, and is presented to an individual, organization or company who displays strong leadership characteristics, a positive attitude and having a servant spirit in a manner that is synonymous with the philosophy of Habitat for Humanity. 2016 Recipient: Jay G. Williams

 

x_DSC2323The Jim Hart Mission Award

This award named after Jim Hart, a hardworking, dedicated volunteer and strong advocate toward accomplishing the Oneida County Habitat for Humanity mission. This award is presented to an individual, organization or company who performs vital work for our affiliate with advancing Oneida County Habitat’s mission of bringing people together to build homes, communities and hope. 2016 Recipient: Lance Meyer

 

 

 

Community Vision Award

Recognizing the individual, organization or company who graciously donated time or resources to Oneida County Habitat for Humanity that shares our vision of a world where everyone has a decent place to live. 2016 Recipient: Elizabeth Gilroy Kearns

The Director’s Building Block Award

Acknowledging the individual, organization or company who graciously donated time and/or resources to Oneida County Habitat for Humanity to provide capacity building opportunities to our organization to build homes, neighborhoods and communities block by block. 2016 Recipient: Joseph Elacqua

 

The Golden Hammer Awardx_DSC2350

Recognizing the individual, organization or company who graciously donated time and/or resources to Oneida County Habitat for Humanity, is ready to take on the difficult assignments and demonstrates outstanding spirit and devotion to Oneida County Habitat for Humanity. 2016 Recipient: International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers – Local 43

 

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Homes of Hope Award

Acknowledging the individual, organization or company who graciously donated time and/or resources to Oneida County Habitat for Humanity to provide homeownership and homeowner repair opportunities. 2016 Recipient: New York Sash

 

 

 

 

Building on Faith Awardx_DSC2338

Building on Faith is Habitat for Humanity’s annual celebration on faith partnerships during which Habitat groups around the world are encouraged to host building projects and celebrations with their congregational partners and encourage our faith based group to pray for and to become advocates for those in need of shelter. 2016 Recipient: Tabernacle Baptist Church

 

 

 

x_DSC2342Hearts and Hammers Society

The Hearts and Hammers Society recognizes an individual, organization or company who pour their hearts or pound their hammers into the important work we do.  No matter the event, no matter the work, they are there…..heart, soul, and hammer!  Without their commitment, our efforts would be tedious, not as rewarding and far less enjoyable. 2016 Recipient: Peter McCarthy II (In Memoriam)

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You, the volunteers, provide a valuable service to Oneida County Habitat for Humanity.  THANK YOU for sharing your time, effort, skills and resources to help advance our mission to improve the lives of our neighbors in our community and throughout the world.

With deepest appreciation and gratitude,

The Board of Directors and Staff        

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