Thank you to all guests, volunteers, and event sponsors who helped the community celebrate KRM and our mission at the 17th Annual Global Gourmet fundraiser on Friday, September 16, 2016! Global Gourmet is an annual event designed to support the programs of Kentucky Refugee Ministries.
The night included a silent auction; music by Harry Pickens, Osmany Chauvin Elias, Zim Marim, and Abraham Mwinda; drinks from Brown-Forman; food from Wiltshire Pantry and local international restaurants.
Full list of event sponsors:
Jane & Wayne Parker
Joe & Edie Norris
Yum! Brands Foundation
Aetna Better Health of KY
Bowden & Wood, PLLC
Passport Health Plan
Portland Investment Initiative
Bob Gilewski & Nancy Kuppersmith
Carol & Bill Young
Deming Malone Livesay & Ovstroff
Family Health Centers
Flood Family & Friends
Integrity Staffing Solutions
table sponsors, continued
Jill & Mike Puckett
Mary Ellen & Rick Harned
Stoll Keenon Odgen PLLC
UofL Global Health (Ruth Carrico)
Christ Church United Methodist
Crescent Hill Presbyterian & First Presbyterian Church Shelbyville
Highland Baptist Church
Highland Presbyterian Church
Middletown Christian Church
Springdale Presbyterian Church
St. Agnes Church
Dinner and Desserts Provided By
Cellar Door Chocolates
Feast on Market
The Grape Leaf
Highland Coffee Co.
Ramsi’s Café on the World
Sweet Stuff Bakery
Refugee Elder Bakers Kameela Saifi & Najiha Mohammed
Donna Craig Volunteer Service Award
Established to recognize outstanding volunteerism to KRM, its mission and its clients.
Dr. Ellen Joyce
Refugee Community Leadership Award
Established to honor a refugee leader who has exemplified integrity and selfless service within their community.
Khadar Mohamed Abdullahi
Sophie Maier, Immigrant Services Librarian, Louisville Free Public Library, Iroquois Branch
Betty Anne Rutledge Scholarship
Established to assist refugee college students who have demonstrated an exceptional commitment to educational and career achievement.
Yosmany Machado Lopez
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