Naomi Bloch represented the Trachtenberg office at last night’s Nancy Dworkin Awards for Outstanding Service that took place at the Adventure Theatre located in Historic Glen Echo Park and was sponsored by the Montgomery County Commission on Children and Youth, The Gazette Newspapers and Adventure Theatre. This award was named in memory of Nancy Dworkin, who died in 1987. Ms. Dworkin was past Chair of the Commission on Children and Youth.
The Jazz Ambassadors singers from Winston Churchill High School provided the opening entertainment, after which there were opening comments from Michelle Shay, Chair of the Commission on Children and Youth; Barbara Ott, Vice-Chair for Commission for Children and Youth; Shirley Brandman, Former President of the Montgomery County Board of Education; Montgomery County Councilmember Nancy Navarro and Uma Ahluwalia, Director of Montgomery County Health and Human Services.
This year’s recipients of the Nancy Dworkin Awards were:
Robyn Holstein-Glass - Volunteer Award
Manna - Organization Award
Officer Joseph Lowery - Service Provider Award
Honorable Katherine D. Savage - Child Advocate Award
Carla Romero -Youth Award