Recently, the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association announced recipients of the 2017-18 Gold Standard Board Awards — the highest board honor bestowed by the AHA/ASA. Of 108 local boards nationwide, 24 received gold recognition, 20 earned silver status, and 53 garnered bronze designation.
All awardees are celebrated for executing best practices that generate revenue, sustain and strengthen volunteer leadership, and drive the AHA/ASA mission at the market level.
Congratulations to the Mid-Atlantic Affiliate local boards who were honored for their excellence:
- Gold Award Winners: Triangle, NC and Washington, D.C.,
- Silver Award Winners: Charlotte, NC, and
- Bronze Award Winners: Baltimore, MD, Central Savannah River, SC, Charleston, SC, Columbia, SC, Greater Triad, NC, Hampton Roads, VA, Richmond, VA and Upstate, SC.
“We are grateful for the boards’ hard work, leadership, boundless energy and extraordinary results. These awards symbolize the power of volunteerism and the infinite possibilities through collaboration. boundless energy and extraordinary results. Beyond recognition, these awards symbolize the power of volunteerism and the infinite possibilities through collaboration.” – Jeremy Beauchamp – Executive Vice President, Mid-Atlantic Affiliate | American heart Association
Our mission is to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. For nearly 100 years, we’ve been fighting heart disease and stroke, striving to save and improve lives. Heart disease is the No. 1 killer worldwide, and stroke ranks second globally. Even when those conditions don’t result in death, they cause disability and diminish quality of life. We want to see a world free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.