The McShin Foundation hosted its 13th Annual Spring Awards Banquet at the Virginia War Memorial to celebrate the past year of success. John Adams, Republican nominee for Attorney General of Virginia, was the keynote speaker.
As an affiliate of The National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, Chesterfield County Sheriff Karl Leonard was presented with the Bronze Key Award for his determination to combat the heroin epidemic and his success with the Heroin Addiction Recovery Program (HARP).
In addition to the Bronze Key Award, community awards were given as well. The awardees are as follows:
- Staff Member of the Year: Alden Gregory
- Community Service Award: John S. Finn Jr. & Vicki Courrier
- Volunteer of the Year: Charles Lamphere & Meredith Hayes
- Alumni of the Year: Bob Gray & Arlene Terry
In addition to Sheriff Karl Leonard and John Adams, other event attendees included Virginia House of Delegates members Dave Brat and Betsy Carr, Caroline County Commonwealth Attorney John Mahoney, Henrico Commonwealth Attorney Shannon Taylor and Chesterfield County Captain James Pritchett.
The McShin Foundation was founded in 2004 and is Virginia’s leading non-profit, full-service Recovery Community Organization (RCO), committed to serving individuals and families in their fight against Substance Use Disorders.