Monday, March 24, 2014

LaunchAbility - A Special Sponsor Party

On February 27th, LaunchAbility hosted a sponsor party for A Special Evening with Smokey Robinson Hosted by Alliance Data benefiting LaunchAbility.  The party was held at the home of the event chairs Piper and Mike Wyatt. This year's award winners were introduced at the party.  They will be honored at the event at Meyerson Symphony Center on March 31st.
Piper and Mike Wyatt, Party Hosts & Co-Chairs
Photos by Kristina Bowman
 Sharon Herrin and Roy Pendergrass will both be honored for their leadership in the community and support of LaunchAbility’s® mission to build independence for children and adults with disabilities.
Milton P. Levy, Jr. Outstanding Volunteer Award Co-Recipient Sharon Herrin has served on the board of LaunchAbility® since 2004 and held numerous leadership roles such as past president and secretary; inaugural chair of the Expanding Worlds Luncheon; volunteer and fundraiser for A Special Evening; and most recently, member of the development and finance committees. She was instrumental in the formation of the LaunchAbility® Foundation and is its current president-elect.
Deborah Montonen, Sharon Herrin, Roy Pendergrass, Kathryn Parsons (with Milton J. Levy, Jr. awards)
  Milton P. Levy, Jr. Outstanding Volunteer Award Co-Recipient Roy Pendergrass is a retired international human resources executive who devotes much of his time to volunteer service in the nonprofit sector. He has served on the LaunchAbility® board since 1997 and is also a trustee. He spent a year helping the nonprofit start its foundation in 2011 and serves as the first president of the LaunchAbility® Foundation Board.
Roy & Rebecca Pendergrass with daughter Emily – Roy is co-recipient of the Milton. P. Levy, Jr. Outstanding Volunteer Award

Tickets are available on the LaunchAbility® website: or by calling 1-800-595-4-TIX. Individual tickets range from $25 - $150.

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