During an evening celebrating volunteerism and diversity, the Southwest Jewish Congress will honor Donna Pierce and Gary Griffith with its first lifetime achievement awards.
Pierce was selected for the Audrey Kaplan Inspiring Women Lifetime Achievement Award because of her dedication to mentoring young people and to working with the local, national, and International Planetarium Society.
Griffith was selected for the Stan Golden Men of Action Lifetime Achievement Award for his work with education. He is president of the Today Foundation, which works to positively impact young people through leadership and character development, environmental education, and historic preservation.
Other awards celebrated that evening include the future Inspiring Women and the Future Men of Action.