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Champions for Children Award Winners
The Champions for Children Awards are presented each year to honor legislators who have been advocates for Iowa’s children and families.
Senator Amanda Ragan
REPRESENTATIVE DAVE HEATON
Senator MIKE GRONSTAL
Because children do not have a voice, it is critical that we honor legislators and other key decision makers who act as voices for our children and champion services and supports for them.
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Each year, we like to recognize some exceptional people for the outstanding work that they do.
The Coalition awards were created by children our members serve with the directions of: the meaning of the Heart and Hand: “A social worker’s heart that is full of love, joy, peace, courage and sprirt and flows out to the children through their hands.” How do you see this?
Al Shulte Award:
April Klemme, Lutheran Services in Iowa
Sue Pitts-Fisher Award:
Amy Hennies, Boys Town
Friend of Children Award:
Dan Anderson, Orchard Place
Tom Lewis Award Winner:
Jerry Anderson, Woodward Academy
Child Care Worker of the Year:
Ann Kuiper, Forest Ridge
Mike Rickords, Family Resources