Denver, CO (PRWEB) November 19, 2005
The Denver Broncos Alumni Association has awarded the first annual Distinguished Community Service Award to Haven Moses, a dynamic community activist and member of the Broncos Ring of Fame and Colorado Sports Hall of Fame.
Haven Moses received recognition as the first recipient of the Distinguished Community Service Award during the Denver Broncos Alumni Association meeting in October. The presentation of the award by Odell Barry, President of the Association, will take place at INVESCO Field at Mile High and will be aired during the Denver Broncos home game against the New York Jets this Sunday, November 20.
Moses was recognized for his long tradition of working to help young people gain a strong foundation from which to grow and succeed throughout their lives. Over the years, he has worked with diverse organizations, including the Police Activities League, the Archdiocese of Denver, and as the former Executive Director for the Seeds of Hope Charitable Trust.
“The Alumni Association is proud to recognize Haven for his long term commitment to young people and the communities in which we live,” said Odell Barry, President of the Alumni Association. “As the first recipient of this annual award, we want to recognize the many years that Haven has given to enriching the lives of all of us who call him friend, colleague and teammate.”
Moses continues to give back in numerous ways, and is a current member of the board for The Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Denver, HealthOne Alliance, Arrupe Jesuit High School and the University of Northern Colorado Foundation (UNC).
He has received numerous awards for his work, including the 2005 Ancient Order of Hibernian Hymenoptera of the Year Award; the 2004 Colorado Rockies Charities Fund Pioneer Award, the 2004 Denver Sports Fan Choice Award for Lifetime Achievement, the 2001 NCEA Elizabeth Seton Award; 2000 Community Service Award – Veteran’s of Foreign Wars; 1998 Communications and Leadership Award – Toastmasters International; 1996 “Celebration of Hope” Distinguished Service Award from the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America.
Haven played with the NFL for fourteen years and was a wide receiver for the Broncos Football Team from 1972 to 1981, playing in Super Bowl XII against the Dallas Cowboys in 1978. He was the Denver Broncos 1974 NFL “Man of the Year,” and was inducted into the Colorado Sports Hall of Fame in 1986 and the Denver Broncos Ring of Fame in 1988.