2019 Friends of National Service Awards

Please join us for the 16th annual Friends of National Service Awards! We are excited to present this year’s event in a new location at the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill, where we will have a seated dinner for all guests.

The Friends of National Service Awards is an opportunity for the national service community to recognize leaders from the public, private, and nonprofit sectors who have contributed in building a culture of citizenship, service and responsibility within America. Honorees are nominated by members of Voices for National Service, and selected by our Steering Committee.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Cocktail Hour: 5:30pm
Dinner & Awards Program: 6:30pm

Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill, Regency Ballroom
400 New Jersey Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20001

Press – view our press release here.

Take a look at photos from the evening, and check out the introduction videos for our honorees.

Confirmed Honorees and Speakers:

Senator John Boozman (AR) Senator Chris Coons (DE) Senator Johnny Isakson (GA)
Senator Patty Murray (WA) Senator Lisa Murkowski (AK) Senator Jack Reed (RI)
Senator Roger Wicker (MS) Rep. Joe Courtney (CT) Rep. Bobby Scott (VA)
Mayor Byron Brown, Buffalo, NY Mayor Jim Kenney, Philadelphia, PA Ben Domenech
Mark Donovan, President, Kansas City Chiefs Rochelle Riley, The Detroit Free Press Mike Neal, CEO, Tulsa Regional Chamber
Bryn Stole, DC Correspondent, The Advocate Barbara Stewart, CEO, Corporation for National and Community Service Dr. Joseph Heck,
Chairman of the National Commission on Military, National and Public Service

View all of the 2019 honorees and past winners.

Learn more about the event by taking a look at a highlight reel from last year:

A special thanks to our sponsors: