Lois Mayo is shown holding her “God Love Ya” Award surrounded by two of her five children. Stephen Mayo and Karen Mayo were all smiles as they supported their mother Sunday, Oct. 23.
continued Marie Cullen, director of St. Charles Borromeo Food Pantry, who has worked on behalf of the Brady Faith Center for over 20 years and founded the St. Charles Borremeo food pantry 26 years ago;
Lauren Hardee-Chase, a Brady volunteer and community supporter, who is deeply involved in the Syracuse community. Hardee-Chase is a graduate of Leadership Greater Syracuse and has been the facilitator of Brady’s Women’s group since 2002; and
Cynthia O’Connor, whose reputation for being extremely modest led to her recognition being a surprise. Along with Maureen O’Hara, O’Connor was also the co-chair of the event.
“You know a true friend, because they’re there in good times and in bad times, that is what Cynthia is to the Brady Foundation,” said Frank.
Frank thanked all the donors who contributed to the Brady Center and after the award ceremony a drawing for raffle prizes concluded the event.
Laura Stabbert is a freelance writer for Eagle Newspapers.