By Kent Larsen
Pres. Hinckley Given Another Award
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH -- For the second time in a week, LDS Church
President Gordon B. Hinckley has been honored. This time, He has been
given the Outstanding Leadership Award from the Coalition for Utah
Families, for his "untiring efforts to strengthen families." The
award was presented Tuesday morning at the 2000 Governor's Awards
ceremony at the Utah state Capitol.
In addition to President Hinckley, three other individuals were given
awards, as were four organizations. Receiving the Business Award was
LDS Church-owned broadcaster Bonneville International. The company
was recognized for its donations of services and money to
family-related charities, including the Utah Youth Village, Boys and
Girls Clubs, Big Brothers and Big Sisters and United Way.
The other individuals recognized were Utah Lt. Gov. Olene S. Walker,
Maggie St. Claire, vice president of community affairs at LDS
Church-owned KSL-TV and Helen Davis, recognized for providing foster
care for three severely abused and neglected children. The other
organizations that received awards were the Greenbacks Foundation,
which assists single moms, and Midvale and American Fork cities.
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