Our 2016 Civic Leadership Award celebration was a huge success! To our honorees, supporters, partners, community leaders, and distinguished guests – we can’t thank you enough for making it possible. This year, we were so very proud to pay tribute to a group of civic stalwarts who fulfill the promise of a vibrant and prosperous Prince George’s County: Betty Buck, the Peterson Family Foundation, Gregory K. Wells, The Honorable Derrick Leon Davis, and The Honorable M.H. Jim Estepp.
Prince George’s County is the second largest county in the State of Maryland and has a diverse population of nearly 900,000 residents. In some areas of the county, families are prospering – but in others, families struggle to meet basic needs and achieve economic security. The Community Foundation works to correct this imbalance – bringing together donors, nonprofits, and community leaders to address the most critical issues facing our county and create healthier neighborhoods today and for generations to come. The Community Foundation is proud to be your partner – helping to make your giving, and our community, even greater.
Our deepest thanks to our incredible event co-chairs, Artis Hampshire-Cowan and Howard Stone, Jr., and our corporate chairs, James Coleman, CEO, Prince George’s County Economic Development Corporation and Lorenzo Creighton, President, MGM National Harbor, for all they did to make this event possible. Our gratitude also goes out to everyone who joined the celebration! From all of us at The Community Foundation, thank you for making our county so great.
William (Bill) Shipp
Chairman, The Community Foundation in Prince George’s County
Executive Director, The Community Foundation in Prince George’s County