2021 Heart of Broomfield Awards

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The Annual Heart of Broomfield Awards recognizes those who have made significant contributions to the community of Broomfield.


The 2021 virtual awards celebration took place on March 16, and was made possible by co-presenter Broomfield Enterprise and our generous sponsors.  If you missed the live event, you can still watch the recording, learn about the outstanding winners, and make a donation on the event website: www.BroomfieldGives.org.

Supported in part by the generosity of Bill and Jean Markel.

Special thanks to:
Presenting Sponsor - Premier Members Credit Union

Community Partners - City and County of Broomfield and Our Broomfield

Gold Sponsors -  Pueblo Bank & Trust and Vista Management Associates

Silver Sponsors - Elevations Credit Union, Fluid Truck, and Scott and Heidi Henkel

Community Champion - Patterson & Company, LLC



Congratulations to the 2021 Heart of Broomfield Award Winners


Winners were selected  based on their contribution to the City and County of Broomfield, including donations of time, talent, money or life’s work that have had an impact on the community. Awardees were selected by a committee of the 2020 award winners. Visit the Winners' Pages at www.BroomfieldGives.org to read their biographies and/or make a donation in their honor.

Heart of Broomfield Awards were given in the following categories to those who have demonstrated community impact and dedicated service. This year awards were given two NEW categories, in response to the pandemic and its impact on our community in 2020. Click each recipient's name to read their story in the Broomfield Enterprise.

Susan Bellas, Healthcare Hero (NEW) -
Recognizing an outstanding individual in the health care industry (serving in any role within a hospital, clinic, public health, geriatric setting ) who has exemplified commitment, responsibility, duty and honor during an incredibly tumultuous year.

Broomfield Library, Heart of Gold Organizational Award (NEW) -
Recognizing a group of volunteers, business, department, or collaborative team whose combined efforts have strengthened our community. This is the first group award given, and the circumstances and timing could not be better.

Shannon Hancock, Angel Award - 
Recognizing an individual who has shown extreme passion and dedication for a Broomfield non-profit organization/program.

Jenn Bryner, Arts Award -
Recognizing a community artist or a supporter of the arts.

Marrton Dormish, Community Service Award -
Recognizing a community volunteer or non-profit staff member who has gone above and beyond the call of duty.

Carrie Nitchoff, Education Award -
Recognizing an educator (teacher, principal, counselor, volunteer or activist).

Jesus Gutierrez, Gene Frank Award -
Recognizing a business person who has been a major community donor. In memory of Gene Frank, a man who virtually defined the term corporate citizenship in Broomfield and was a vice president of Rocky Mountain Energy.

Nancy Movick, Heart & Soul Award -
Recognizing an individual who quietly gives of themselves to their neighbors, local groups and even strangers, and whose actions are the epitome of a community with heart.

Barbara Jaynes, Philanthropic Award - 
Recognizing an individual who opens up their heart and wallet to support a Broomfield non-profit organization or program.

Gerry Case, Senior Award -
Recognizing an outstanding community member, age 65 or older.

Dayna Scott, Walter P. Spader Award -
This award honors the memory of former mayor and community leader Walt Spader, recognizing a proven leader whose energy, passion, sense of humor and wisdom has made Broomfield a better place.

Kate Lampo, Youth Award -
Recognizing an outstanding community member, age 18 or younger.





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