Traverse City’s Human Rights Commission announced that StonesHouse Board Chair, Jane Hayes, is the recipient of this year’s Sara Hardy Humanitarian Award. Jane was chosen for her dedication to supporting education on all levels and specifically for “furthering the ideals of equality and diversity for all individuals, including the disadvantaged and disabled.” We certainly value her dedication to our efforts to improve the lives of our clients. .
The award was presented at the City Commission meeting on Monday, March 17th. A celebration in her honor preceded the award.
The City’s press release stated:
This year’s recipient has made a positive impact on our community and is especially deserving of the Sara Hardy Humanitarian Award.
To read the entire press release, including a list of past honorees, click here.
The purpose of the Traverse City Human Rights Commission is to “foster mutual understanding and respect among all groups and discourage discriminatory practices, formulate and carry out programs of community education and information, receive and act as conciliator regarding occurrences of acts of prejudice or discrimination, and secure the cooperation of various community groups in educational campaigns devoted to eliminating prejudice and discrimination.”