Event to honor philanthropic efforts

Registration is under way for an annual event that in part recognizes the philanthropic efforts of Mesa County businesses.

The Human Services Council of Mesa County has scheduled the 2015 White Ribbon Leadership Award Breakfast for 7:30 a.m. March 17 at Two Rivers Convention Center, 159 Main St. in Grand Junction.

Registration by March 10 is recommended. In addition to individual seats, tables for 10 also may be reserved. Registration forms and information is available online on the Web site located at www.hscmesacounty.org. Information also is available by calling Gretchen Gore at 298-7054 or Maggie Moorland at 298-9091.

A business awards program recognizes local companies that demonstrate commitment to philanthropy through financial support and a corporate culture that encourages employees to assume leadership roles in philanthropic and community causes.

An award also will be presented to board or advisory council member of a nonprofit organization.