In September of 2015, MMI hosted their 3rd Grantee Renewal Conference in Stone Mountain, GA.
This was a time for grantees to gather, collaborate, learn and rejuvenate!
Among the many activities during the conference, three organizations were honored with the
St. Louise de Marillac Award for outstanding employee, program and volunteer(s). Read and watch below ...
videos of those that were awarded and celebrated.
2015 St. Louise de Marillac Award Winners
St. Louise de Marillac Award - Employee
Michael Kaltenberg, Director of Education Programs
St. Joseph Services, Chicago, IL
"As Director of Education Programs Michael is responsible for all direct service program design, outcomes,administration,staff and volunteers. He has transformed programming standards and staff development in his short 2 1/2 years with SJS. Michael applies his experience, excellence and compassion as a lifelong educator and administrator in Catholic schools. Like Louise, Michael has boundless energy, is highly organized, inspires excellence, and is highly innovative in finding affordable and collaborative solutions." Lisa Sullivan, Executive Director
St. Louise de Marillac Award - Program
Fathers' Rap Program
Fathers' Support Center, St. Louis MO
"Fathers' Support Center strives to create positive outcomes for children and families by helping fathers become responsible. FSC has served 12,000+ men and 30,000 children. Most clients are African-American, non-custodial parents, unemployed with addictions and criminal histories. All love their children and want to be involved. Many have child support debts and do not know how important their presence is to their daughters and sons. Reconnecting father and child is the primary goal of FSC."
Halbert Sullivan, President, CEO
St. Louise de Marillac Award - Volunteers
Kay Gerhardt & Gary Musolf
Depaul USA - Daybreak, Macon, GA
"Kay Gerhardt, an attorney, joined the Board of Depaul USA in Nov. 2011. Gary Musolf, a retired GEICO executive, joined the Board in Nov. 2012. They are pillars in the community and have been instrumental in the launch of Daybreak, Macon’s day/resource center for homeless individuals. They helped lead the capital campaign and supervise the construction/renovation of Daybreak. Gary and Kay are a dynamic force on the board, working as a team, doing hands-on work and providing operational guidance."
Chuck Levesque, Executive Director