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 1, 2019
5:30 pm
Grand River Health Ballroom
Rifle, CO


Garfield County Humanitarian Awards dinner tickets are now on sale. Plan to attend the awards banquet: 5:30 p.m. Monday, April 1, 2019, at the Grand River Health Ballroom in Rifle. Tickets are $30 + fees, and include a full-course meal.

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.

This event sells out, so make your reservations early! Ticket sales will end March 22 to allow the committee time to plan for seating the event. Your choice for dinner is chicken or veggie (portabella mushroom). Choose the ticket type "General Admission", unless the nominee has specifically asked for you to join them at their table. Each nominee has a table of 8 to fill. If you will attend to honor someone, indicate this when asked during check out.

If you or anyone you know has any trouble with this process, please email, or call 970-379-3830.

Thank you, and we look forward to seeing you on April 1st!

2018 award winners

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

This event is not a fundraiser for any agency, Garfield County, or the Human Services Commission. For 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.

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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