Garfield County Humanitarian Service Awards

The Garfield County Human Services Commission and the Board of County Commissioners host the Garfield County Humanitarian Service Awards annually.

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2018 Garfield County Humanitarian
Service Awards

April 9, 2018
5:30 pm
Hotel Colorado
Glenwood Springs, CO

Plan to attend the awards banquet: 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 9, 2018, at the Hotel Colorado in Glenwood Springs. All those nominated as humanitarians will be invited to the dinner, and attend as guests of Garfield County. All others, including the nominee's family, friends and work colleagues, as well as those submitting the nominations, must pay in advance. Tickets are $25 and include a full-course meal. This event sells out, so make your reservations early!

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For more information on reservations, please call 970-379-4634 or email

2018 Humanitarian of the Year nominees:

Celeste Barnett
Sandy Schroeder
Tammy Perry
Jim & Sharill Hawkins
Carl & Kathy Vogt
Leo Medrano
Tom Ice
Miguel Gonzalez
Mayra Rodelas
Alice Steindler
Josh Uhernik
Marcie Wenzel

2017 award winners

This event is not a fundraiser for any agency, Garfield County, or the Human Services Commission. For nearly 30 years, the awards dinner has honored residents of Garfield County for their selfless contributions to make our community an ever-more vibrant, diverse, caring, sustainable, supportive and safe place to live, work and play.

Past inductees
Humanitarian Service Awards 2016 from Garfield County on Vimeo.
1989-2017 winners-|


Human Service Awards began: 1989

To recognize outstanding volunteer and community efforts in Garfield County

Who may be nominated? Anyone, of any age, who has performed selfless acts for the good of the community.

Who may nominate: Anyone who has observed someone contributing to the welfare of Garfield County residents.

Categories: Youth, adult and senior volunteer, staff member. The committee may create more categories to fit extraordinary humanitarian efforts.

When IS the nomination period? through February 23, 2018 at 4 pm

NOTE: Any previous winner of a Garfield County Humanitarian Service Award is ineligible for nomination. Nominees who were not category winners are eligible for re-nomination.
1989-2017 winners

Garfield County Human Services Commission
PO Box 1548
Glenwood Springs, CO  81602

970-319-3723 | phone

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