Committee of the Year
The Committee of the Year Award honors a volunteer committee that exhibited endless enthusiasm and tireless effort in support of the 2015 Heartland Film Festival.
The winner of the 2015 Committee of the Year Award is the THEATER CHAIRS committee, which includes Claudia Dille, Tina Morris, Derrick Garrett, Donna Quiring, Erin Quiring, Michele Luzetski, Daniel Hoffman and Carolyn Goebel.
THERESA GREGORY & JIM NAREMORE
The Hours Award honors two individuals whose service went above and beyond the expectations of volunteering. These two volunteers displayed high levels of passion and enthusiasm and greatly improved the success of the 2015 Heartland Film Festival.
The President’s Award honors a volunteer who has exemplified outstanding leadership and dedication in helping Heartland Film continue implementing our mission of inspiring filmmakers and audiences through the transformative power of film.
Bob Dietrich Award
The Bob Dietrich Award honors a volunteer who contributed ample amounts of time, effort and enthusiasm to ensure the success of the 2015 Heartland Film Festival with boundless energy. Bob Dietrich was a dedicated Heartland Film volunteer for many years before eventually transitioning into a staff member. Bob was always there to help Heartland succeed and he will always hold a special place in our hearts. Bob passed away in 2011, but his love of film and Heartland continues to live on. The recipient of the 2015 Bob Dietrich Award is Dan Larue from the Transportation Committee.
Rising Star Award
MAX PITCHKITES & CLAIRE TURNER
The Rising Star Award honors two new volunteers who have impressed the Heartland Film staff with their dedication, passion and willingness to help the 2015 Heartland Film Festival in a profound way.