Washington, DC, October 06, 2017 --(PR.com
)-- Mary’s Center will honor Clark Construction with the Community Service Award for its commitment to improving the lives of the community they serve and work with. The award presentation will take place at Mary’s Center’s Annual Gala, Noche Tropical, on October 6th at the Washington Hilton Hotel.
“This recognition is our way of expressing our gratitude and appreciation for Clark Construction’s commitment to building healthy and resilient communities,” says Mary’s Center’s President and CEO, Maria Gomez. “They are not only builders of spaces, but also builders of hope through their amazing empathy and interest in giving back to our hard-working families, including their own laborers.”
Clark Construction and Mary’s Center share a commitment to helping families thrive through employment opportunities and access to healthcare. The two organizations have partnered for more than a decade in many ways. Clark has provided Mary’s Center with financial support, volunteers and pro bono expertise, while Mary’s Center has provided medical and social support to many of Clark’s field employees.
“Giving back has been one of our main core values for 111 years and we like to partner with organizations that touch the lives of so many people, like Mary’s Center,” says Susan Williamson Ross, Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Clark Construction. “We see Mary’s Center as winners, and we like to be associated with winners.”
The Noche Tropical Annual Gala brings together over 600 community leaders for a fun and festive night to celebrate Mary’s Center partners and achievements. To purchase tickets or for more information about sponsorship opportunities, visit www.maryscenter.org/gala. Follow Noche Tropical on social media using #MCGala.
About Mary’s Center:
Founded in 1988, Mary’s Center is a Community Health Center that provides a model of care including healthcare, educational and social services to more than 41,000 individuals from over 100 countries through eight centers in Washington, DC and Maryland. Using a holistic, multipronged approach, Mary’s Center helps each participant access individualized services and find the path towards wellness, stable families, educational success and economic opportunities. For more information please visit: www.maryscenter.org, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. For more information please visit: www.maryscenter.org, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.