Past Pyramid Awards for the Art of Excellence Winners

Awards 2016

PYRAMID AWARD FOR THE ART OF COLLABORATION

When love and skill work together, expect a masterpiece. John Ruskin

2016 - Doctors & Lawyers for Kids
2015 - Kentucky Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Kentucky Community & Technical College System
2014 - Partnership for a Green City
2013 – Wellspring, Inc. and New Directions Housing Corp.
2012 – New Hope Services, Indiana Bankers Association and The New Washington State Bank
2011 – Coalition for the Homeless, Metropolitan Housing Coalition and Network Center for Community Change
2010 – Mayhurst and Brooklawn Child & Family Services
2009 – Leadership Louisville Center
2008 – Phoenix Health Center, St. John Center and Society of St. Vincent de Paul
2007 – Bridgepointe Services, Goodwill of Southern Indiana and Southern Indiana Rehabilitation Hospital
2006 – Scott County Partnership
2005 – Gallopalooza, Operation Brightside and Louisville Metro Government
2004 – Family & Children First Child Advocacy Center
2003 – Louisville Asset Building Coalition
2002 – Eviction Prevention Advocates Group
2001 – Brain Injury Association of Kentucky and Kentucky Family Safety Foundation

PYRAMID AWARD FOR THE ART GOVERNANCE

Everyone has the power for greatness - not for fame, but greatness, because greatness is determined by service. Martin Luther King

2016 - Maryhurst, Inc.
2015 - Boys & Girls Clubs of Kentuckiana
2014 - Actors Theatre of Louisville
2013 – Nativity Academy of St. Boniface
2012 – Adelante Hispanic Achievers, Inc.
2011 – Kentucky Psychological Association
2010 – Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana
2009 – Gilda’s Club of Louisville
2008 – GuardiaCare Services, Inc.
2007 – Brightside, Inc.
2006 – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana
2005 – River City Housing
2004 – Actors Theatre of Louisville
2003 – Brooklawn Child & Family Services
2002 – Home of the Innocents
2001 – Metro United Way
2001 – Goodwill Industries of Kentucky

PYRAMID AWARD FOR THE ART OF INCLUSION (Formerly ART OF DIVERSITY)

Civilization is the process in which one gradually increases the number of people included in the term 'we' or 'us' and at the same time decreases those labeled 'you' or 'them' until that category has no one left in it. Howard Winters

2016 - Kentucky Refugee Ministries
2015 - The Kentucky Foundation for Women
2014 - New Roots, Inc.
2013 – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Kentuckiana
2012 – Peace Education Program, Inc.
2011 – Center for Women and Families
2010 – Volunteers of America of Kentucky
2009 – Family Health Centers, Inc.
2008 – Catholic Charities of Louisville
2007 – Archdiocese of Louisville Office of Multicultural Affairs
2006 – World Affairs Council
2005 – Jewish Family & Vocational Services
2004 – Center for Women and Families
2003 – Juneteenth Legacy Theatre
2002 – Kentuckiana Minority Suppliers Development Council (KMSDC)
2001 – Americana Community Center

PYRAMID AWARD FOR THE ART OF LEADERSHIP

The great leaders are like the best conductors - they reach beyond the notes to reach the magic in the players. Blaine Lee

2016 - Marta Maria Miranda, President & Chief Empowerment Officer of Center for Women & Families
2015 - Randy Coe, President, Kosair Charities
2014 - Jane Burks, President & CEO, Volunteers of America KY
2013 – Cathe Dyksta, President & CEO, Family Scholar House
2012 – Allen Montgomery, President & CEO, Supplies Over Seas
2011 – Jennifer Bielstein, Managing Director, Actors Theatre of Louisville
2010 – Craig Buthod, Executive Director, Louisville Free Public Library
2009 – Ramona Johnson, President & CEO, Bridgehaven, Inc.
2008 – Gordon Brown, President & CEO, Home of the Innocents
2007 – Kathy Beam, Head of School, Meredit-Dunn School
2006 – Rolan R. Blahnik, President & CEO, Goodwill Industries
2005 – Edgardo Mansilla, Executive Director, Americana Community Center
2004 – Denise Watts-Wilson, Executive Director, LIGHT Center for Family Enrichment
2003 – Joseph Gliessner, Executive Director, New Directions Housing Corporation
2002 – Lynnie Meyer, President & CEO, Center for Women and Families
2001 – J. Barry Baker, Executive Director, TARC

PYRAMID AWARD FOR THE ART OF SOCIAL INNOVATION

Just as energy is the basis of life itself, and ideas the source of innovation, so is innovation the vital spark of all human change, improvement and progress. Professor Theodore Levitt

2016 - Beaded Treasures Project
2015 - The Food Literacy Project at Oxmoor Farm
2014 - The Coalition for the Homeless
2013 – Bluegrass Domestic Violence Program
2012 – Rx: Housing 100K Homes/Louisville
2011 – Wayside Christian Mission

PYRAMID AWARD FOR THE ART OF VISION

Be the change you want to see in the world. Ghandi

2016 - The Louisville Orchestra
2015 - Kentucky Shakespeare
2014 - WHAS Crusade for Children and I.D.E.A.S. 40203
2013 – Educational Justice
2012 – Dreams With Wings, Inc.
2011 – The Council on Developmental Disabilities
2010 – EDGE Outreach
2009 – Hand in Hand Ministries
2008 – Fund for the Arts
2007 – Teach Kentucky
2007 – Women 4 Women
2006 – The Healing Place
2005 – Habitat for Humanity
2004 – Junior Achievement of Kentuckiana
2003 – Youth Build Louisville
2002 – Henry Heuser Hearing Institute
2001 – Louisville Science Center

THE LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

The purpose of life is a life of purpose. Robert Byrne.

2016 - Gordon Brown, Home of the Innocents
2016 - Joe Tolan, Metro United Way
2015 - Greg Fischer, Louisville Metro Government
2014 - Barbara Sexton Smith, Fund for the Arts
2014 - Daniel P. Fox, Family & Children's Place
2013 – Joan & Lee Thomas, The J & L Foundation
2012 – Christina Lee “Christy” & Owsley Brown II
2011 – David Grave, Brooklawn Child & Family Services
2011 – Christine Johnson, Leadership Louisville Center
2010 – Howard Bracco, Ph.D., Seven Counties Services
2009 – Charlotte S. Tharp, Norton Healthcare
2008 – C. Dennis Riggs, Community Foundation of Louisville
2006 – Alexander “Sandy” Speer, Actors Theatre of Louisville
2005 – James N. Davis, The Gheen Foundation


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