have benefited from the dream in 1954 of one group of parents who wanted better lives for their children. Awards followed the Annual Meeting and remarks section of the night's events. The "Employer of the Year Award" went to the Southern Berkshire Community Center. Robert Gray was presented with the "Citizen Advocate of the Year Award". The following Employee Recognition Awards were presented: Employee of the Year- Amy Kwasniowski; Outstanding Administrative Employee-Blanca Durant; Outstanding Vocational Employee-Shaun Hall; Outstanding Day Habilitation Services Employee-June Drake; Outstanding Family Support Services Employee-James Makowski; and BCARC Mission Award-Mary Walz-Watson. Finalists for this award were Raymond DiNicola, Theresa Smith, Christine Ferrari, and Linda
Tom Coutherut, as he proudly waits to present Bob Gray with the Citizen Advocate of the Year Award.