September 09, 2015

Vulcan® Park and Museum Announces the 2015 Honorees of The Vulcans Community Awards

Birmingham, Ala. — Award honorees have been selected for The Vulcans Community Awards 2015. The awards honor citizens who exemplify civic pride, leadership and progress within the seven-county metro area. Five award categories include: Lifetime Achievement, Servant Leadership, Hero, Game Changer and Newcomer.

The Vulcans Community Awards symbolize pride in our region and the significant impact that community members have had on the quality of life here. Recipients were chosen by an independent panel of diverse citizens. Awards will be presented at The Vulcans Community Awards dinner on October 8, 2015 at The Club.

“With nominations submitted by individuals from throughout our region, people whose good work may otherwise go unnoticed will receive recognition for their contributions to the betterment of life in our community,” said Darlene Negrotto, President and CEO of Vulcan Park Foundation.

The Vulcans

Dr. Judy M. Merritt (posthumous), Lifetime Achievement

Sergeant Noah Galloway, Hero

Dr. Sandra & Rev. Henry Ford, Servant Leadership

Coach Bill Clark, Game Changer

Dr. John W. Stewart III, Newcomer

The Spears

Dr. Zenko J. Hrynkiw and Ms. Vanessa Jones, Hero

Mrs. Kerri Pruitt and Mrs. Tonya Willingham, Servant Leadership

Dr. Anthony C. Hood and Mr. John C. Lyons Jr., Game Changer

Mr. Matt Crane and Ms. Kaneshia Sims, Newcomer

Reserve a table of eight or purchase individual tickets by October 1, 2015 at Registration will begin at 5:30 p.m. and dinner will commence at 6:30 p.m. Complimentary valet parking will be available. Dress code is business attire.

The Vulcans Community Awards are sponsored by Vulcan Materials Company, Alabama Media Group, Bright House Networks, Regions Bank, Warren Averett, AT&T, O’Neal Industries, Protective Life, and Fox 6 WBRC.

To learn more about The Vulcans Community Awards and the banquet on October 8, 2015, contact Morgan Berney, Director of Marketing & PR.


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