Scottsdale Leadership will host the 10th annual Community Leadership Awards Luncheon on Friday, Dec. 4, sponsored by APS and Scottsdale Insurance, at the Hilton Scottsdale Resort & Villas, located at 6333 North Scottsdale Rd. The event is open to the public and tickets are available at www.scottsdaleleadership.org.
At the luncheon, the 2009 recipients of the Drinkwater Community Leadership, Frank W. Hodges Alumni Achievement, Corporate Leadership, and Youth Leadership awards will be recognized.
- The Drinkwater Leadership award, presented by Merrill Lynch, commemorates former Scottsdale Mayor Herb Drinkwater’s commitment to the city by honoring a member of the community who has made a significant and notable contribution to the greater Scottsdale community. This year’s recipient is: Marc Miller. Miller serves on the Scottsdale Railroad and Mechanical Society board and is a member of the Scottsdale Charros Community Foundation investment committee.
- The Hodges Alumni Achievement award, presented by Prestige Cleaners, commemorates Frank W. Hodges, a graduate of Scottsdale Leadership Class I, by honoring a Scottsdale Leadership alumnus who has and continues to illustrate exemplary community service and humanitarian values. This year’s recipient is long-time Scottsdale resident, Linda Milhaven, a successful businesswoman in the banking industry with an MBA from Columbia University. Milhaven serves as the Board Chair for the Scottsdale Cultural Council, is a STARS board member and serves as a Scottsdale City Commissioner.
- The Corporate Leadership award, presented by Henkel Consumer Goods Inc., honors a company that supports leadership as a key organizational philosophy. Companies eligible for this award encourage employees to become involved in community service, honor humanitarian values, and positively impact the community through leadership and financial support. This year’s recipient is APS, one of the largest corporations headquartered in Arizona, and a company that embraces its responsibility to serve the communities in which its employees live, work and play.
- The Youth Leadership award, presented by Scottsdale Active 20-30 Club and Foundation, recognizes a teenager who exhibits leadership skills at school and within their community. This year’s recipient is Benjamin Johnson, a senior at Desert Mountain High School, who plays saxophone in the marching and jazz bands, is a goalie for the Desert Mountain Club lacrosse team and is an Eagle Scout with Boy Scouts of America Troop 440.
Please join us for this wonderful event!