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25th Annual Good Samaritan Awards

Mark your calendar for the 2021 Good Samaritan Awards Celebration to be held on Tuesday, Sept. 28th, 2021.

Each year, PCS recognizes those individuals who pursue extraordinary measures to strengthen communities and improve life in New Hampshire. PCS has honored Good Samaritans since 1996 and over 130 individuals are among the esteemed honorees.

PCS set to honor four Good Samaritans at the 25th Annual Awards Celebration on Tuesday, Sept. 28th, 2021. This year's honorees include: Adele Boufford Baker, Peter Janelle, Arnold Mukwanga Mikolo, and Sara Bee.

Click here to read the official press release.

If you're interested in sponsoring or making a donation to our annual event, please contact Calvin Genzel, Ph.D., the Executive Director, at (603) 627-2702, ext. 116.

About the Good Samaritan Awards

Each year, PCS proudly hosts the Annual Good Samaritan Awards Celebration. This unique celebration honors individuals who have pursued extraordinary measures to strengthen communities and improve life in New Hampshire. Since 1996, PCS has honored more than 120 individuals in various industries, including business, nonprofit, legal, education, media, arts, religion, medicine and healing.

Proceeds from the Good Samaritan Awards Banquet will:

  • Assist those individuals and families who do not have the financial means necessary to secure the counseling services they need and
  • Support programs and services that meet the ever changing needs of our community.

The wellness of our friends and neighbors is the core of what keeps our community positive and productive.

See all our Good Samaritan Award Honorees from the past 24 years!

2021 Good Samaritan Honorees

Adele Boufford Baker

Adele has a passion for and deep commitment to making the Queen City of Manchester a kind, inclusive, generous, and caring community. A proud second generation French-American, Adele has been an active member of the Queen City Rotary for over 23 years. Additionally, she has served on a variety of Boards, including those of the Catholic Medical Center, the Make-a-Wish Foundation, the Manchester City Library, the Manchester Community Music School, and the Palace Theater. Currently she is a member of the Board of CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates).

Peter Janelle

Peter has dedicated his life to helping others and giving back to local communities and the state of New Hampshire. Committed to helping those who suffer from mental illness, Peter served in a variety of positions at the Mental Health Center of Greater Manchester before becoming the Executive Director (1999-2015). In 2016 Peter came out of retirement to lead an initiative sponsored by the Network4Health to decrease the stigma around mental health and to improve the integrated care of persons with Medicaid.

Arnold Mukwanga Mikolo

Arnold is a leader in the field of welcoming, supporting and integrating immigrants into local communities. Known for his compassionate wisdom, he also partners with local social service agencies to promote social justice and fair practices. Fluent in six languages, Arnold is the co-chair of Welcoming Manchester. Additionally, he works as a Community Environmental Justice Advocate at the Conservation Law Foundation and he owns a small language business called Excel Connect Language Services. He is a member of the Advisory Board for the Greater Manchester YMCA, the Manchester NAACP, and the Manchester Mayor’s Multicultural Advisory Council.

Sara Bee

Sara, a New Hampshire native, brings enthusiasm, a positive attitude, and tremendous energy to all of her many commitments. Sara is a member of the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce Leadership Class of 2020 and the Queen City Rotary Club. She volunteers for NH Businesses for Social Responsibility, the NH Tech Alliance and Women in Sales NH. Committed to the development of young people, Sara serves on the Board of Directors of the Manchester Police Athletic League (MPAL) and Mill Falls Charter School and volunteers as the girls’ lacrosse coach with the Manchester Boys & Girls Club.

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