The Community Roundtable held its annual dinner Feb. 20 and announced this year’s Non-Profit Organization of the Year, the Alice B. Tompkins Community Award recipient and the Maureen Krzanowski Scholarship recipient.
The top non-profit award, along with a $500 check, went to the GFWC Brandon Service League, founded in 1959 by Alice B. Storms.
- See Non-Profit Organization of the Year Award Goes to GFWC Brandon Servcie League (Brandon Patch)
This year’s Alice B. Tompkins Community Service Award recipient is Betty Jo Tompkins, a long-time community advocate and supporter, who has volunteered tirelessly over the years for many groups and organizations.
- See Betty Jo Tompkins Receives Alice B. Tompkins Community Service Award (Brandon Patch)
Also at the Community Affairs Dinner, Strawberry Crest High School senior Zora Millerleile received the Maureen Krzanowski Scholarship. The award is given in memory of the Roundtable’s former president and long-time community supporter who, with her husband, Frank, received the Alice B. Tompkins award in 2000.
Krzanowski was active with the Brandon Lions Club.
Janine Nickerson, vice president of the Roundtable, said the dinner was well-attended, with some 135 guests in attendance. The featured speaker was Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn.