Watch the video profile WFYI produced in honor of the award:
Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis was honored to receive the Indiana Achievement Award on September 28, 2011. The IAA recognizes Indiana nonprofits for exemplary practices, effectiveness, and leadership. Girls Inc. also received the award in 2008, at the beginning of our operating model change.
“It is such an honor for Girls Inc. to receive this prestigious award a second time,” said Patricia Wachtel, president and CEO. “This award is an affirmation that Girls Inc. and our many program partners, volunteers, and supporters are on the right track in our quest to serve more greater Indianapolis girls.”
Above: Peter Lacy, board chair, and Patricia Wachtel, president & CEO, accept the IAA for Girls Inc. of Greater Indianapolis.
The IAA winners were announced at a celebratory luncheon at the IUPUI Solution Center in correlation with the Indiana Nonprofit Capacity Building Conference. Read more about the award and 2011 recipients in the IBJ article on our website.