Golden Hands Award Listing

 

The Golden Hand Award is a statewide program of service recognition jointly presented by the Connecticut Association of the Deaf (CAD) and the National Association of the Deaf (NAD.  It is given to men, women, and/or organizations actively and currently involved in a service to enhance the lives of deaf people in their communities through volunteering.

 

1978 – Merit Award – Converse Communication Center

1979 – Father Robert Bergin

1980 – The Cridders

1981 – Gordon Clarke

1982 – Joseph Augustine

1983 – ABC T.V. Network

1984 – Francis Keating

1985 – Sister Maura Joseph

1986 – Ana Fronczek

1987 – William Newell

1988 – Hazel Vinci

1989 – Dr. Loy Golladay

1990 – Dorothy Leonardi

1991 – Catherine Nash

1992 – Leo Lalime (posthumously) American School for the Deaf

1993 – Bill and Grace Yoreo

1994 – Gloria White

1995 – Robert and Lillian Wilson

1996 – Susan V. Pedersen

1997 – Mary Frith

1998 – Barbara J. Cassin

1999 – American School for the Deaf

2000 – No Award Given

2001 – Joan Krostoski Hanna

2002 – Carol Vanderlip

2003 – James L. Pedersen

2004 – Shirley Desrosier

2005 – June Rothenberg McMahon

2007 – George and Ruth Ecker and Sandra Inzinga

2009 – Connecticut Council of Organizations Serving the Deaf (CCOSD)

2011 – Dr. Harvey Corson

2013 – Robinson House Residental Services

2015 – Basil Brackett

2017 – Luisa Gasco-Soboleski and Alexandra McGee

2019 – DNEC and The Bushnell