3.17.2015

Stakeholders to Honor Community Volunteers


2015 GOBY Awards to be Presented at April 14 Ceremony

Albany– The Stakeholders, Inc. has announced the winners of the 2015 GOBY Awards (Get on Board Volunteer Awards) designed to recognize companies, organizations and individuals who have provided exemplary volunteer services in New York’s Capital Region. The GOBY Awards will be presented in a Hollywood-style ceremony on Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at the GE Theatre at Proctors in downtown Schenectady, New York.

Two hundred Capital Region business and community leaders are expected to gather to honor the 2014 honorees, starting at 5:30pm with a lavish networking cocktail party, followed by the Oscar-style award show at 6:30 pm (minus the long-winded speeches!). Hosted by Robert Clancy, owner of Spiral Design Studio and author of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Soul, the ceremony will be enhanced by performances from area bands and other musical groups.


The 2015 GOBY Award winners are:

 

  • Denise Horan, Volunteer of the Year Award
  • Sara Stein, Outstanding Service Project Leader
  • Leadership Tech Valley Class of 2014, Sustainable Communities Award
  • Leah Slocum, Young Philanthropist Award
  • Kate Otis, Young Philanthropist
  • Alana Sparrow Matulis, Arts Ambassador Award
  • Willie White, Civic Engagement and Advocacy Award
  • Ebony Belmar, Volunteer Spirit Award
  • Steve Lobel, Community Mentorship Award
  • Lily Herrmann, Future Stakeholder Award
  • James Melvin, Everyday Hero Award
  • Soldier’s Heart, Everyday Hero Award
  • Regina Stewart, Dreamer Award
Based in Albany, New York, The Stakeholders is a not-for-profit organization that inspires and equips people to take positive action in their communities. Stakeholders, Inc. is a New York State Regional Volunteer Center for an eight-county region, as well as an affiliate of the National Points of Light Institute.

More information about The Stakeholders, Inc. and ticket purchasing options for the 2015 GOBY Awards can be found by visiting www.gobyawards.com.

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