Celebration of Human Services

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Celebration of Human Services is Friday, October 20, 2023!

Community Solutions marks our 110th year in 2023! Celebration is a great way to connect with community leaders and other professionals while enjoying inspiring and uplifting presentations. The luncheon will feature our W.T. McCullough keynote speaker and the winners of our three annual awards. Anisfield-Wolf Memorial Award, Most Treasured Volunteer Awards, and The Community Solutions Award for Public Service in Honor of John A. Begala.

Watch this space for more information!

Awards Nomination

Do you know an organization or volunteer who deserves to be recognized? The annual $25,000 prize Anisfield-Wolf Award recognizes excellence in a non-profit, public service organization. Our Most Treasured Volunteer Awards honors individuals serving the community. OPEN SOON

Become a Sponsor

Do you plan on attending Celebration and want to secure seats for your staff? Or maybe you want to support the event, but regift the seats for students or a smaller organization. We have a sponsorship level for you, and welcome your support!

Meet our 2022 Most Treasured Volunteer Award Winners

Check out the 2022 gallery!

Celebration of Human Services took place Friday, October 21, 2022, at the InterContinental Cleveland! 


View the 2022 Program

Morning Program

PresentationPublic Service Awards in Honor of John A. Begala

Discussion: “Making Policy to Improve Infant, Maternal and Adolescent Health” by Ohio Senator Matt Dolan and Franklin County Commissioner Erica Crawley; moderated by Marcia Egbert, program director, The George Gund Foundation

Luncheon Program

Greetings: The Honorable Justin Bibb, Mayor, City of Cleveland

Guest Emcee: Homa Bash, Reporter, News 5 Cleveland WEWS

W.T. McCullough Luncheon Address: “Celebrating the Genius of Solutions”

Speaker: Rev. Dr. Tim Ahrens, author, The Genius of Justice

PresentationsAnisfield-Wolf Memorial Award and Most Treasured Volunteer Awards