I am overwhelmed and honored to receive [The Barbara Pratt Lee Heart of Gold Award] from an organization and the women who serve it.
Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) March 16, 2016
On Thursday, March 16, 2016, the Campagna Center will present The Barbara Pratt Lee Heart of Gold Award to Jennifer Mellon at the Center’s 16th Annual Toast to Fashion.
Each year, The Barbara Pratt Lee Heart of Gold Award is presented to a member of The Campagna Center who has demonstrated leadership and personal dedication to the advancement of its mission. The recipient is unanimously decided based on her sustained record of contributions and commitment to the advancement of the ideals of The Campagna Center and its programs.
Jennifer Mellon, co-founder and CRO of Trustify, is grateful and humbled by the recognition for her work with the Campagna Center and Junior Friends. Jennifer has always had a passion for the values the Campagna Center represents and is honored to accept this prestigious award.
“I am overwhelmed and honored to receive this award from an organization and the women who serve it,” says Mellon. “The Campagna Center and Junior Friends are so close to my heart. I feel truly blessed to be a part of an establishment that does so much for the people in this community.”
Jennifer Mellon joined Junior Friends in the spring of 2008. Since that time, she has watched The Campagna Center serve the community with programs that are changing the lives of so many families. Over the last 8 years, she has served as Chair of the Junior Friends, serving on the The Campagna Center Board and Development Committee. She also served on the Junior Friends' Board as Vice Chair, Secretary, Toast to Fashion Co-Chair and Co-Chair of the very first Bowties & Belles.
CEO of the Campagna Center, Tammy L. Mann, says Jennifer was a perfect fit for the organization right from the start. “From the very first day I met Jennifer as a Junior Friend, her deep passion and commitment to the work of The Campagna Center was evident. I remember talking with her as she transitioned to her role as Chair of the Junior Friends… The Campagna Center is fortunate that she has so unselfishly given of her time, talents and treasures to support our work. I am delighted to congratulate Jennifer on being named the 2016 recipient of The Barbara Pratt Lee Award.”
The Campagna’s Center Toast to Fashion is an annual event combining a fashion show, marketplace, raffle and cocktail reception, generating much needed support for the Center’s programs. Their mission is to deliver exceptional educational and social development programs for children, teens and adults. A true local celebration, the Toast to Fashion event brings together over 250 area residents and features the latest spring trends from Alexandria and Washington D.C. metropolitan area merchants and boutiques. The 2016 Toast to Fashion will take place on Thursday, March 17, 2016 at the Belle Haven Country Club, in Alexandria, VA.