Epilepsy Association of Utah

Community Service Awards

Community Service Awards Results

Results are presented by category. Thank you to our wonderful nominees and awards recipients!

Medical Professional:

Dr. Helen Barkan – MD of the Year
Sheila Rosenlund – President’s Award for Outstanding Medical Professional
Dr. Weston Spencer -.President’s Award for Outstanding Medical Professional

Volunteer Group:

Push To The Finish – Volunteer Group of the Year
Krayt Clan – Utah Chapter Mandalorian Mercs
Purple Day 5K 


Taylor Ferguson – Volunteer of the Year
Christine Ferrin – President’s Award for Outstanding Volunteer
Kelley Fitzpatrick
Que-ena Graether
JoAnne Kofford – In Memorium Award for Oustanding Advocate and Volunteer
Melanie Mansuy
Dipan Patel
Will Peterson
Ajay Srivastana
Cheryl and Scot Spangler – President’s Award for Outstanding Volunteers

Youth Volunteer:

Ali Blackham – Youth Volunteer of the Year
Courtnie Bartholomuesz – President’s Award for Outstanding Youth Volunteer
Taylor Maughan
Ashley Woodcox 


Aud Cakes – Advocate of the Year
Lindsay Addams
Mayor Scott Osborne – President’s Award for Outstanding Youth Volunteer
Misty Smith – President’s Award for Outstanding Youth Volunteer
Jessica Rae Smith
The Sloan Family 

Youth Advocate:

Demi Sintz – Youth Advocate of the Year
Ali Blackham
Johnny Hansen
Esperanza Hauptman
Terisa Sitton – President’s Award for Outstanding Youth Advocate

Commercial Partner:

Lundbeck Pharmacueticals – Commercial Parnter of the Year
Adobe Systems – President’s Award for Outstanding Commercial Partner
Bandits’ Grill & Bar
Futura Industries – President’s Award for Outstanding Commercial Partner
Madeline’s Steakhouse & Grill – President’s Award for Outstanding Commercial Partner
The Park Cafe
Park City Police Department
Pop On Over Cafe – President’s Award for Outstanding Commercial Partner
Wells Fargo 

Awarding Community Service



Community Service has its Rewards
SALT LAKE CITY, Saturday August 24th, 2013 – The EAU’s Community Service Awards are
the annual opportunity to recognize, encourage and promote those people and
entities that make or have made an impact in the epilepsy community within
This year marks another achievement: our 40th Anniversary! And
that’s something to party about!

“We are so excited to celebrate how far
the EAU has come since its inception,” says Holly Ferrin, Executive
Director.  “It’s gratifying to
recognize those who have helped our organization enhance the quality of life
for all individuals living with epilepsy and seizure disorders.  This will excite and revitalize the
energies put forth with volunteer efforts for future endeavors with the
Epilepsy Association of Utah.”  

So brush up on your ‘Crocodile Rock’ and wear your best 1973
leisure suit because we are going retro! Anyone for some Fondue?
September 20th, 2013 
Infinity Event Center
26 E 600 S 
Salt Lake City, UT. 84111
6:00pm – 7:00pm Cocktail hour
7:00pm – 10:00pm Dinner and Awards


Nominations will close September 3rd, at which time voting will
commence. Nominees will be notified prior to then beginning of voting. Voting
will be open until September 10th and awards will be handed out during the
Dinner on September 20th.


Medical Professional
Volunteer Group
Youth Volunteer
Youth Advocate
Commercial Partner

Registration to attend the celebration of our 40th year and Community Service Awards is now open!  
The registration types are as follows:
EAU Member: $30.00 
Non Member: $40.00
8-Person Table: $325.00
Corporate (up to 16): $600.00

in 1973, The Epilepsy Association of Utah is a 501(c)(3) charity dedicated to
enhancing the quality of life for all individuals living with Epilepsy and
seizure disorders. 1 in 26 people will develop Epilepsy at some time in their
lives leading to over 100,000 people in Utah alone. Epilepsy is the 4th
most common neurological disorder in the US after migraine, stroke and
Alzheimer’s. The Epilepsy Association of Utah offers a public education
program, statewide support groups, personal and professional advocacy, college
scholarships, art exhibits, educational conferences, summer camp and more.  Visit http://epilepsyut.org
for additional information.
Press Contact:                   Lindsey
Email:                                lindsey@epilepsyut.org
Website:                            www.epilepsyut.org