Awards

NAMI of Erie County Wins Third Gold Niagara Award

NAMI was awarded our third consecutive Gold Niagara Award for our 2018 Community Report for its marketing excellence. You can view our award-winning Community Report here.

Accepting the award was (left to right) Denise L. Kolivoski, NAMI of Erie County Executive Director, Steve Krivonak, Executive Assistant, Heather Christensen, Events Coordinator, and Logan Lilly, Communications Coordinator, during the awards ceremony.


NAMI of Erie County Award Gold Niagara Award

NAMI was awarded our second consecutive Gold Niagara Award. The 2017 Community Report entitled “First Steps” was recognized for its marketing excellence.

Accepting the award was Denise L. Kolivoski, NAMI of Erie County Executive Director (left), Steve Krivonak, Executive Assistant (middle), and Heather Christensen, Events Coordinator (right) during the awards ceremony.

 

 


NAMI of Erie County Wins Nonprofit Partnership Annual Report Contest for the Second Consecutive Year

NAMI OF ERIE COUNTY WINS FIRST PLACE IN THE SMALL ORGANIZATION AWARD CATEGORY

The Nonprofit Partnership presented the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Erie County with the first place award for small organizations in their Annual Report Contest on Wednesday, January 25, 2017.

Each year, The Nonprofit Partnership presents this award to both a large and small organization. The Nonprofit Partnership strongly believes that annual reports are a great way to showcase organizational excellence to stakeholders as well as the community. In addition to name recognition, NAMI of Erie County received a free membership to The Nonprofit Partnership for one year.

NAMI of Erie County’s 2016 annual report featured the theme “Moving Forward.” The report is available at www.namierie.org/communityreport. Alongside some familiar athletes, politicians, and public figures, we are working to eclipse the negative stigma surrounding mental illness.

NAMI offers our nationally recognized, evidence-based programming at unprecedented levels, providing hope and inspiration for recovery. Over the past year, NAMI of Erie County has helped more than 6,000 individuals feel like whole people again.

NAMI of Erie County would also like to thank: Denise L. Kolivoski, MBA, Creative Director; Jason Kisielewski, Editor; Jamey Stewart, of Mega Media Factory; Andy Lapiska, of Lapiska Photography; John Chacona, of Gannon University; and Mike Martin, of Printing Concepts, for all of their hard work and generous support that they provided in assisting with the award-winning report. NAMI also won this award in 2013 and 2015.

Pictured, from left, are: Vickie Lampe, Board President of The Nonprofit Partnership; Denise L. Kolivoski, MBA, NAMI of Erie County Executive Director; and Adam Bratton, Executive Director of The Nonprofit Partnership.


NAMI Takes Home Gold at NWPA’s Niagara Awards

opt-1The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Erie County won two awards at last night’s Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) Northwestern PA Chapter’s Niagara Awards. NAMI won a gold Niagara Award in the category of Advertising and Public Service Announcements for a client testimonial campaign and a silver Niagara Award in the category of Publications for the 2015 Community Report. The Niagara Awards honor the best of Northwestern Pennsylvania’s public relations practices. Pictured, from left, are: Jeff Clorley, President of PRSA of NWPA; Denise L. Kolivoski, MBA, NAMI of Erie County Executive Director; and Steve Orbanek, President-elect of PRSA of NWPA.


NAMI of Erie County Wins Telly Awards

Opt 1The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Erie County recently won two bronze Telly Awards for the “Boas Are Back” television commercial.  The Telly Awards honor the very best film and video productions, groundbreaking online video content, and outstanding local, regional, and cable television commercials and programs. The “Boas Are Back – A Fabulous Thanks to the Community” won bronze awards in both the low-budget and not-for-profit categories at the 37th Annual Telly Awards.

 

Pictured above are Denise L. Kolivoski, MBA, NAMI of Erie County Executive Director, and Dr. Mathew Sipple, representing the band Dual Identity, who starred in the commercial. In addition to Dr. Sipple’s musical talents, he is a former NAMI of Erie County board member and in recent years was awarded the national distinction as an Exemplary Psychiatrist by NAMI.


 A Star-Worthy Night for NAMI of Erie County

IMG_7003NAMI of Erie County had a winning night at the 2016 Erie Ad Club’s American Advertising Awards! The American Advertising Awards, formerly known as the ADDY’s, is a competition which recognizes and rewards the creative spirit of excellence in the art of advertising. NAMI’s 2015 Community Report, A Star-Worthy Year, won two silver awards at this year’s competition, which was held on April 22, 2016.  NAMI would like to thank its consultants, Andy Lapiska, John Chacona, and Jamey Stewart, and NAMI of Erie County Executive Director, Denise L. Kolivoski, MBA, for all of their hard work. We could not have done it without you.

You can view the award-winning report at namierie.org/communityreport.

 


NAMI of Erie County Wins Nonprofit Partnership Annual Report Contest

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NAMI OF ERIE COUNTY WINS FIRST PLACE IN THE SMALL ORGANIZATION AWARD CATEGORY

The Nonprofit Partnership presented the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Erie County with the first place award for small organizations in their Annual Report Contest on Tuesday, December 8, 2015.

The Nonprofit Partnership presents this award annually to both a large and small organization. The Nonprofit Partnership strongly believes that annual reports are a great way to showcase organizational excellence to stakeholders as well as the community. In addition to name recognition, NAMI of Erie County will receive a cash prize which will help further NAMI’s mission.

NAMI of Erie County’s 2015 annual report featured the theme “Star-Worthy.” The report is available at www.namierie.org/communityreport.  This year is successful and momentous: we’re celebrating our 30th anniversary, and we are accomplishing so much with some help from the stars.  Alongside some familiar athletes, politicians, and public figures, we are working to eclipse the negative stigma surrounding mental illness.

NAMI offers our nationally recognized, evidence-based programming at unprecedented levels, providing hope and inspiration for recovery. Over the past year, NAMI of Erie County has helped over 6,000 individuals feel like whole people again.

NAMI of Erie County would also like to thank Jamey Stewart, of Mega Media Factory; Andy Lapiska, of Lapiska Photography; John Chacona, of Gannon University; and Mike Martin, of Printing Concepts, for all of their hard work and generous support that they provided in assisting with the award-winning report. NAMI also won this award in 2013.