Partnership Award Current Recipients
Congratulations to the June 2019 BHP Partnership Award winners!
The BHP Partnership Award is given to recognize the important work being done by individuals, residents, businesses, nonprofits and governmental agencies for their support of BHP and its mission.
At the June 12, 2019 Board of Commissioners Meeting, we thanked these partners for going above and beyond to make a difference in the lives of BHP residents and the Boulder community.
Non-Profit Partner: Eric Schulz, Realities for Children Boulder County
Eric Schulz is being nominated for his many years of service with Realities for Children Boulder County. Since its doors opened in 2003, more than 160 youth have lived at Polaris House and benefited from the opportunity to achieve independence. The organization has grown and expanded under his leadership and now provides a variety of support to at-risk, abused, and neglected youth aging out of the foster care system in Boulder County including educational scholarships, transitional housing, and more. We appreciate his time over the years and would like to thank him for the community service he provides.
Presented by: Tim Beal
Governmental Agency Partner: Juanita Echeverri and David Sutherland, City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks (OSMP)
During the Spring of 2018, the OSMP agency worked with 68 parents and kids who explored and learned about local wildlife and parks through lively presentations and guided hikes by City of Boulder Open Space and Mountain Parks. This agency’s work has enriched the lives of many families throughout the City of Boulder and encouraged the preservation and protection of our natural environment. We appreciate their contribution to helping our communities.
Presented by: Ingrid Castro-Campos
Volunteer Partner: Paulette Foss
Paulette Foss is being nominated for her many years of volunteer service at Northport by providing guidance and assistance to other BHP residents as well as several other organizations. Her support in leading the Low-Vision Group at Walnut Place for three years and facilitating the support group at Canyon Pointe for the last five years has made a remarkable difference in residents’ lives. Many residents have learned about the pros and cons of cataract surgery from her support group and the literature that she makes available to all. In addition, we would like to recognize her efforts in volunteering at Northport as a Zero-Waste Ambassador for Eco-Cycle, facilitating the meditation group twice a week, and volunteering in the Boulder Community as a Storyteller.
Presented by: Sally Miller