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.

2017 award winners

Sandi Anderson – Above & Beyond

Samuel Bernal – Talk of the Town

Larry Bernat – Building Community

Jamie Darien – Tireless Champion

Chandra Starr – Nourishing the Future

Alexandra Yajko – Legacy Award

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

Please call 970-458-8059

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


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? January 27 through February 24, 2017

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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