Ending Homelessness. Rebuilding Lives.

Five Local Philanthropists to Receive Benjamin E. Cooper Award

Five local philanthropists have been selected as honorees at the 15th Annual Benjamin E. Cooper Awards. This annual event recognizes outstanding leaders making a lasting impact in our community through their work to end homelessness. Community members and press are invited to attend.

At the time of his tragic death at the age of 17, in 1997, Ben Cooper was a committed and enthusiastic volunteer at Friendship Place. His encouragement of those coming through the doors for help inspired both staff and other volunteers. Friendship Place is honored to give this annual award in Ben’s memory, with special thanks to his parents, Judith Areen and Richard Cooper, for their faithful support of the event throughout its 15-year history.

Fifteenth Annual Benjamin E. Cooper Awards

 Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Reception with cocktail buffet 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM EDT
Award presentations 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT

Adas Israel Congregation – 2850 Quebec St. NW (Connecticut Ave. & Porter St. NW) Washington, DC 20008

HONORING:

  • Andrew Aning, Good Neighbor Award
  • Anne Frank House, Inc., Partnership in Mission Award
  • Sally Craig, Leadership Award
  • Marilyn Hannigan, Community Building Award
  • Leigh Rollins, Humanitarian Award

Read more about the honorees here.

REGISTER:  Tickets are $60 for early registration (deadline October 12) and $75 for late registration and at the door. Purchase tickets online at http://15thBenCooper.eventbrite.com

Advertisements

About Friendship Place

Empowering men and women experiencing homelessness to rebuild their lives with the involvement of the community. Established 1991

What do you think?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Information

This entry was posted on September 25, 2012 by in Events and tagged , , , , , .

Follow us on Twitter

Enter your email address to follow the Friendship Place blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 1,401 other followers

%d bloggers like this: