Celebrate Compassion

The Celebrate Compassion dinner recognizes outstanding efforts of churches, business, and individuals that were nominated by their peers for their amazing efforts to impact the lives of people we serve. We are humbled to work alongside such wonderful people!

This year’s event will be held on September 20, 2018, at 5:30 pm at the White River Conference Center.

Nominations for individuals, businesses or churches actively involved with any CCO service or collaboration with other Member Churches accepted now through August 31, 2018.

2017 Celebrate Compassion Award Recipients

  • Lavon Callaway – Ambassadors for Children Volunteer of the Year
  • Donna Cole – Crosslines Volunteer of the Year
  • Carolyn Alexander – Ombudsman Volunteer of the Year
  • Matthew Scott – Safe to Sleep Volunteer of the Year
  • Tom Ryan – RSVP Volunteer of the Year
  • Penmac Personnel Services – 2017 Business of the Year
  • National Avenue Christian Church – 2017 Church of the Year
  • Grace United Methodist Church – Church Collaboration of the Year
    • Collaborating Partners
      Christ Episcopal Church
      Community Foundation of the Ozarks
      Community Partnership of the Ozarks
      Gathering Friends of the Homeless
      Gospel of Grace Presbyterian Church
      King’s Way United Methodist Church
      National Avenue Christian Church
      One Door
      St. Agnes Cathedral
      Trinity Presbyterian Church
      The Venues Church
      Wesley United Methodist Church
  • Christ Episcopal Church – Hands On Service Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Fred Palmerton – Dorsey Levell Lifetime Achievement Award

Nominate today!

Celebrate Compassion Nomination Form

  • Nomination of an Individual

  • Please remember that nominations for Celebrate Compassion are for individuals, businesses and churches that have directly impacted Council of Churches and one of their 9 outreach services through volunteerism and direct programs.
  • Nomination of a Church and/or Business

  • Please remember that nominations for Celebrate Compassion are for individuals, businesses and churches that have directly impacted Council of Churches and one of their 9 outreach services through volunteerism and direct programs.
 

Verification

52 Volunteers
Connections
40 Volunteers
Ombudsman
39 Volunteers
Daybreak
4 Volunteers
Child Care Aware
8,353 Volunteers
Crosslines
469 Volunteers
Ambassadors for Children
261 Volunteers
RSVP
80 Volunteers
Safe to Sleep