Thursday, 07 September 2017 18:20

Congratulations Barbara Kaare-Lopez on Outstanding RPCV Award!

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We're excited to announce that Barbara Kaare-Lopez was honored with the 2017 Outstanding Returning Peace Corps Volunteer award, which was given as part of the Governor's Service Awards, presented by Serve Colorado, on September 7, 2017. Barbara served in Honduras from 1978 to 1980. She was nominated by the board as her "outgoing personality and compassionate naturre has allowed her to connect with and make a difference in many people's lives over the years."

Barbara Kaare-Lopez, 2nd from right, with the 2017 Governor's Service Awards recipients Barbara Kaare-Lopez, 2nd from right, with the 2017 Governor's Service Awards recipients

This is the fourth year that RPCVs were honored during the Governor’s Service Awards. Along with the Outstanding Returning Peace Corps Volunteer award, the following individuals and organizations were also honored for their service to others:

  • Outstanding Volunteer: Dan Dennie
  • Outstanding Veteran Volunteer: John Vaught
  • Outstanding Community Leader: Tom and Corrine Carrigan
  • Outstanding Nonprofit Organization: Book Trust
  • Outstanding AmeriCorps State/National Member: Nicolas Sablan
  • Outstanding AmeriCorps VISTA Member: Vanessa Moore
  • Outstanding AmeriCorps NCCC Member: Julie Vang
  • Outstanding Senior Corps Volunteer: Betty Clark
  • Outstanding AmeriCorps Alumni: David Ari Collins
  • Outstanding Returning Peace Corps Volunteer: Barbara Kaare-Lopez

You can read more about each award recipient here.

Know someone who should be nominated in 2018? Let us know!

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