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Annual Awards 2017

Over 270 guests joined KidSafe Collaborative on April 18 to applaud outstanding individuals and partnerships working on the “front lines” of child protection in Chittenden County at KidSafe’s Annual Outstanding Service Awards Luncheon at the Sheraton Burlington Hotel and Conference Center.   The yearly luncheon recognizes members of the community working to support families and protect children from maltreatment. Former DCF Commissioner Steve Dale was Master of Ceremonies. Also present were Governor Phil Scott, Burlington Chief of Police Brandon del Pozo, and representatives from Vermont Congressional offices.  WCAX's morning shows hosts Julie Kelley and Melissa Sheketoff also in attendance share their experience here. For  CCTV Coverage. For Facebook Album

The 2017 Awards were presented to:

 Outstanding Professional: Holly Morehouse, Vermont Afterschool

Outstanding Promising Professional:  Kelsey Francis-Fath, LUND 

Gregory Packan Esq. Award for Outstanding Children’s Advocacy:  Tracey Wagner, University of Vermont Children's Hospital

Outstanding Volunteer: Ridmi Coe, VT Youth Development Program & FosterClub

Outstanding Collaboration:  Chittenden County Children's Integrated Services Intake Team

Lifetime Achievement: Don Wright, Very Merry Theatre

Thank You to our Silent/Live Auction Donors. A special THANK YOU to all of our volunteers, this event would not be possible without you. 

Sponsors: Pomerleau Foundation, Devonwood Investments, Physician's Computer Company, Primmer, PC Construction, Tech Group, University of Vermont Children's Hospital, Dinse, Sheehey Furlong & Behm, Pomerleau Real Estate, JMM & Associates, Northfield Savings Bank, Dunkiel Saunders, McSorley McCoy & Co., Hagan, Rinehart & Connolly Pediatricians, Yipes!, Gordon's Window Decor, Patterson Fuels, McSoley McCoy, Red Sapphire Consulting, Engelberth Construction, Strategies for College, Associates in Accounting, Kirkpatrick & Goldsborough, Spherion Staffing, Sheraton Hotel, Delta Dental, Alpine Dental, CCTV Channel 17, PSAV