2021 Award Winners
Global Community Award
Ken Blanchard is an author, speaker, and business consultant, respected for his lifetime of groundbreaking research and thought leadership that has influenced the day-to-day management and leadership of people and companies throughout the world.
Central PA Community Award
Yalonda Rice serves as a Senior Development Manager with the American Cancer Society and Managing Editor for the quarterly literary magazine, Philadelphia Stories. She is a Baltimore, Maryland native, currently living in Millersville, Pennsylvania.
Volunteer Listener Award
Meghan Bachmore serves as the Membership Services Director at the Harrisburg Regional Chamber and Capital Region Economic Development Corporation. Meghan’s ability to bring people together has made her an asset to businesses and her community.
GLOBAL COMMUNITY AWARD
With a passion to turn every leader into a servant leader, Ken Blanchard shares his insightful and powerful message with audiences around the world through speeches, consulting services, and bestselling books. When Ken speaks, he speaks from the heart with warmth and humor.
“Ken has used his voice, writing, speaking, blogging, podcasting, and making connections to highlight the necessity of servant leadership in the 21st century. To be a servant leader, you have to be a good listener, and Ken has modeled leading with humility, grace, compassion, and kindness.”
VOLUNTEER LISTENER AWARD
On the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator, Meghan is an INFJ, which is considered to be the rarest personality type. This explains why she has often felt different from her peers. She has not let that hold her back, though, and continues to gain confidence and utilize her uniqueness to better the world around her.
Meghan values deep, authentic relationships with others and wants to make everyone she interacts with feel heard. Meghan’s ability to bring people together has made her an asset to businesses and her community. She is able to offer compassion and empathy, and meet people where they are regardless of any differences they may have.