Carrie Fix was named Child Advocate of the Year for 2016 at Child Advocates of Fort Bend’s Annual Volunteer Celebration held March 2 at Sweetwater Country Club.
The event was attended by more than 175 volunteers, community partners and staff.
“Carrie exemplifies the ultimate in volunteerism to the agency – going above and beyond, donating her time, her talent and support across many different areas to make a lasting difference for children,” said Child Advocates of Fort Bend Chief Executive Officer Ruthanne Mefford. “In every way, Carrie has been a friend of our agency, a dedicated advocate for the children and a humble and selfless servant.”
Other honorees at the volunteer celebration included Margie Adolph and Sue Crookson (CASA Volunteers of the Year), Dorothy Huang (Children’s Advocacy Center Volunteer of the Year), and James Steenbergen (Voices for Children Ambassador of the Year). Suzy Morton was the recipient of the inaugural Mariel Barrera Champion for Children Award. The award was re-named in honor of long time employee Mariel Barrera who passed away earlier this year.
To see a list of all of the honorees or to learn more about volunteer opportunities with Child Advocates of Fort Bend, go to www.cafb.org.