The Eighth Annual Heroes of Faith Breakfast, organized by the Rhode Island State Council of Churches (RISCC), gave awards out to many Rhode Island faith leaders. The RISCC was started in 1937 and this year marks the 80th anniversary of the group. The event was emceed by Chontell Washington, president of the RISCC. Donald Anderson, executive minister for the RISCC, introduced the awardees and handed out the awards.
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The major awards given out were:
Interfaith Award: Dr. Wendy Ibrahim
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Rev. Hebert W. Bolles Life Achievement Award: Sister Annye R. Pitts
Sister Ann Keefe Community and Faith Service Award: The Center for Reconciliation
Faith Leader of the Year Award: Rev. Linda Watkins
George Dickson Kenney Stewardship Award: Father George Kenney
Future of Faith Award: Rabbi Barry Dolinger
Congregational Award: First Unitarian Church of Providence