Miles of Hope Receives County Health Award

DCHD Public Health Partnership Award

On April 11, the Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation received one of Dutchess County’s highest honors and was awarded the 2011 Dutchess County Board of Health Public Health Partnership Award.

The ceremony took place at the Dutchess County Legislature where the attached photo was taken. According to a DCHD press release, the Public Health Partnership Award is given to organizations which demonstrate leadership, innovation and community involvement in the spirit of creating healthy communities. The award is designed to increase public awareness of the role and contribution of these organizations as well as to grant them the recognition and appreciation they so richly deserve during National Public Health Week.