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Volunteer Appreciation Event

every hand makes a difference.

Thank you to the staff, Board members, and our dedicated volunteers and their families,
who joined us during this year's Volunteer Appreciation Event, sponsored by GE Johnson Construction.

In observance of this year's National Volunteer Week (April 7th - 13th, 2019),
we looked back at 2018 and celebrated volunteers for all the work they did
with us to build homes and transform lives through affordable homeownership.

Previous Volunteer Appreciation Event Sponsors

Our Volunteer Appreciation Event was presented on April 11, 2019.
It was made possible by the generous support of

PPHFH Volunteer Awards

 

Millard Fuller Award

The volunteer who demonstrates leadership, going above and beyond the call of duty, and who exemplifies asking others to get involved.

(voted on by the PPHFH Board of Directors & Staff, Construction & ReStore Committees, and Volunteers)

Linda Fuller Award

The volunteer who does an outstanding job in working with our partner families, and exemplifies compassion and devotion for our Habitat partner families during and after their path to homeownership.

(voted on by the PPHFH Board of Directors, Affiliate Committees, Volunteers, and Staff)

Journeyman Award

The volunteer who has made a long-term commitment to Habitat and performs vital behind-the-scenes work for our affiliate, and is ready and willing to do whatever is needed to keep Habitat running smoothly.

(Voted on by PPHFH Staff)

Volunteer Group of the Year

The volunteer group who volunteers frequently at our Habitat construction site. Not only does this group demonstrate outstanding construction ability, but this group also displays spirit and devotion to building Habitat homes.

(Construction award voted on by Construction Volunteers and Staff)

Volunteer Group of the Year

The volunteer group who volunteers frequently at our Habitat ReStore. Not only does this group demonstrate outstanding retail ability, but this group also displays spirit and devotion to building Habitat homes.

(ReStore award voted on by ReStore Volunteers and Staff)

The Chris Brownlow Golden Hammer Award

This award is named in honor of Chris Brownlow and is presented to the individual who displays the joyful and loving qualities Chris consistently demonstrated. These characteristics include strong leadership, always performing work with joy and a positive attitude, having a servant spirit and conducting him or herself in a manner that is synonymous with the philosophy of Habitat for Humanity both within and outside of the organization.

(Voted on by PPHFH Board of Directors)

The George Hammond Award

The George Hammond Award honors individuals who, through their tireless service to PPHFH, have exhibited qualities of leadership, an unwavering belief in Habitat’s ministry, as well as demonstrated a deep devotion and passion to serve the community and people of El Paso County, Colorado.

For 25 years George Hammond has been the committed builder of homes, communities, and hope in El Paso County. This award will henceforth recognize and be bestowed upon those volunteers that, in the PPHFH George Hammond Award Board of Director ad-hoc committee’s opinion, have significantly given of themselves and provided positive mentoring, guidance, support and collaboration to future homeowners, volunteers, and affiliate staff.

A recipient of the George Hammond Award is a volunteer who truly is noteworthy for their constant contributions to the mission of PPHFH - a constant supporter, a constant advocate and, most importantly, a constant leader.

(Henceforth, voted on by the PPHFH George Hammond Award Board of Director ad-hoc committee)

Previous Awards and Award Winners

 2019, 2018

Millard Fuller Award

Harry Moore (2018), Peter Scanlon (2017), Amber Martin (2016), Rich Klaber (2015), Frank Bernhard (2014), Jon Stephens (2013), Greg Barbuto (2012), Steve Boyce (2011), Art & Laurel Thorstensen (2010), Pauleta Terven (2009), Sandie Trowbridge (2008), Tim Trowbridge (2007), Kevin Dibble (2006)

Linda Fuller Award

Joel Hamilton (2018), Leonie Cramer (2017), Laurel & Art Thorstensen (2016), Laura Kindseth (2015), Jackie Trimble (2014), John Sebben (2013), Mike Haskell (2012), Nancy Snyder (2011), Steve & Carol Reedy (2010), Sandy Duvall (2009), Cliff Wantz (2008), Dominic Incitti (2007), Jeff Mawhirter (2006)

Journeyman Award

Barry Mullane (2018), Roger Condie (2017), Tim Trowbridge (2016), Paul Rohrer (2015), Anthony Woloch (2014), Jim Riggins (2013), Stan Anderson (2012), Tri-Lakes Disposal (2011), Clark Land Surveying, Inc (2010), Leroy Springer (2009), John Chittenden (2008), Mike Stine (2007), Scott Westermann (2006)

Volunteer Group of the Year

Construction Volunteer Group of the Year:

USAFA Preparatory School (2018), IEC Southern Colorado Chapter (2017), Boecore Inc. (2016), Holy Apostles Catholic Church (2015), Ent Federal Credit Union (2014), Wells Fargo (2013), Parade of Homes Decorating Team (2013), Chili’s (2012), Cultured Singles (2010), Colorado Springs Utilities (2009), T. Rowe Price (2008), Pine Creek HS HFH Club (2007), Wells Fargo (2006)

ReStore Volunteer Group of the Year:

Mile High Youth Corps (2018), USAF Cadets (2017), Overture Day Program (2016)

The Chris Brownlow Golden Hammer Award

Ryan Mohling (2018), Tye Tutt (2017), Harry Moore (2016), Mike Gallager (2015), George Hammond (2014), Steven Hein (2013), Brad Gann (2012), Candy Molter (2011), Jeff Mawhirter (2010), Mike Matkin (2009), Dave Warner (2008), Mark Long (2007), Rick Superak (2006)

The George Hammond Award

George Hammond (2018)