During the 20th anniversary celebration of the House of Ruth, the founders were recognized – SCNs Sharon Gray, Rebecca Miles, Betty Blandford and Marilyn Spink (dec.) and Sharon Cook, Sharan Benton, Anne Bindner and Liz Bindner (dec).
The board also gave an award to Julie Driscoll, SCN, who served as the first formally appointed Executive Director.
Prior to that, Sharon Cook was the board member who served as coordinator, contacting the women, arranging housing and communicating with other HIV/AIDS organizations. The House of Ruth award in the future will be known as the Sister Julie Driscoll award. Congratulations to the founders and to Sister Julie.