FIVE WHO SHARE AWARDS

Interfaith’s Season of Excellence began with the Five Who Share Awards Breakfast on Friday, February 25, with presenting sponsor Huntsman Corporation. Five outstanding individuals were honored for their service and dedication to the community. Over 200 guests gathered at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center to celebrate the honorees and support the hometown nonprofit, Interfaith of The Woodlands.

 

Missy Herndon, Interfaith of The Woodlands President & CEO and Will Murphy, Interfaith of The Woodlands Board Chairman, welcomed guests. Interfaith Board Vice Chair, Julie Mayrant served as emcee for this year’s event and Interfaith Chaplain, Dr. Daniel Hannon delivered the invocation. U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady and Nelda Luce Blair assisted with the program. Guests also enjoyed a live music performance during breakfast performed by the Lone Star Jazz Trio.

 

The 2022 Service of Excellence awards were given to Chardelle Adelson, Constable Ryan Gable, Alison Henderson, Brian Pellon and Theresa Wagaman. Each honoree received a Commendation from the U.S. House of Representatives by Congressman Kevin Brady, 8th District of Texas. Missy Herndon, Interfaith President & CEO shared, “These five incredible leaders, helpers and visionaries represent the best of our community and are a vital part of the reason our neighbors in need are able to find a way out of their difficult circumstances.”

 

Interfaith’s Season of Excellence continues with The Woodlands Celebration of Excellence Gala on Friday, April 1, 2022 at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center. The themed event, Miracle of Interfaith, will honor the 2022 Hometown Heroes: Paula Klapesky, Walt Lisiewski, Tim Welbes, Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, Canopy Cancer Survivorship Center at Memorial Hermann The Woodlands Medical Center and an anonymous recipient. For additional information, tickets and sponsorships, please visit hometownheroesgala.org.

 

Interfaith of The Woodlands is a nonprofit social service agency providing programs and services to meet the needs of The Woodlands and surrounding area. Interfaith provides basic needs assistance and special programs to families experiencing financial crisis, and supportive service through care and wellness programs to senior adults, in addition to many community programs dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families in need. For more information on Interfaith’s programs and services, or to become a volunteer, please visit woodlandsinterfaith.org or call 281-367-1230.

Interfaith of The Woodlands Announces 2019 Five Who Share Service of Excellence Award Recipients

Interfaith is excited to announce the selection of the 2019 Five Who Share Service of Excellence Award recipients. This annual tradition honors outstanding volunteerism. The five recipients have demonstrated an investment to our community and give selflessly to others. Their tireless works affect positive and compassionate change, inspiring others to contribute to those in need.

The 2019 Five Who Share Service of Excellence Award recipients are Ky Bishop, Paula F. Odom, Ian J. Ramirez, Shirelle Chimenti, and Anne Swetich. These amazing individuals will be recognized for their many contributions to the community at The Five Who Share Awards Breakfast, which benefits the many community programs of Interfaith of The Woodlands.

The 2019 Five Who Share Awards Breakfast will begin at 7:30 am on Friday, August 23, 2019 at The Woodlands Country Club in the Legacy Ballroom. In honor of their long-standing and generous support of the community, Interfaith has selected Waste Connections, Inc. as the Corporate Honoree. In addition to honoring the award recipients, the event includes a coffee bar, a raffle, and a breakfast.

“Volunteers are the backbone of our organization. These individuals work tirelessly in our community to lead outreach efforts and directly impact the families and seniors we serve through hands-on initiatives and programs. We are so grateful for their service,” shared Missy Herndon, President & CEO of Interfaith of The Woodlands.

Criteria for the selection of the Five Who Share recipients includes but is not limited to the following: demonstrates commitment and dedication to the South Montgomery County community, is a positive role model in our community, provides leadership to their peers, improves lives and/or community conditions through their service, enriches the lives of others, while asking nothing in return and performs volunteer work in Interfaith’s service area of North Harris and South Montgomery Counties.

The Woodlands Five Who Share Awards Breakfast, honoring Service of Excellence award recipients, is an annual fundraiser for Interfaith of The Woodlands. The event is sponsored by local businesses and organizations. For further inquiries, tickets, and sponsorships visit https://wdlndsif.ejoinme.org/MyEvents/2019FiveWhoShareBreakfast/tabid/1058628/Default.aspx. To contact Carolyn Donovan, Interfaith’s Director of Development, email cdonovan@woodlandsinterfaith.org or call 832-615-8225.

Missy Herndon, President and CEO of Interfaith of The Woodlands, presents the Five Who Share Service of Excellence Award to Ky Bishop

Missy Herndon, President and CEO of Interfaith of The Woodlands, presents the Five Who Share Service of Excellence Award to Paula F. Odom

Missy Herndon, President and CEO of Interfaith of The Woodlands, presents the Five Who Share Service of Excellence Award to Ian J. Ramirez

Missy Herndon, President and CEO of Interfaith of The Woodlands, presents the Five Who Share Service of Excellence Award to Shirelle Chimenti

 

*Anne Swetich not pictured