Chicago, IL â€“ May 5, 2009- Primo Center for Women and Children (â€œPCWCâ€) Executive Director Dollie Williams will receive the Bishopâ€™s Award during the Bishopâ€™s Associates Annual Luncheon on Thursday, May 7, 2009 at the Union Club in Chicago.Â The Bishopâ€™s Award, which will be presented by Rt. Reverend Jeffrey D. Lee, Bishop of the Chicago Diocese of the Episcopal Church, recognizes individuals for outstanding service to God, church and community.
â€œItâ€™s an honor to receive the Bishopâ€™s Award,â€ said Williams, who has been with the Primo Center since 2002.Â â€œThe mothers and children that come through the doors of our center inspire me every day to help, but the real winners are my staff and the supporters of our shelter.â€
â€œMs. Williams is very deserving of this award, because of her tireless dedication to the cause of ending homelessnessâ€¦one family at a time,â€ said Quintin E. Primo III, Chairman of PCWC.Â â€œShe is a tireless worker, who has dedicated her life to helping others.Â With the help of her great staff, the Primo Center has been able to make a difference in the lives of many families dealing with being homeless.â€