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SAMHSA News - January/February 2008, Volume 16, Number 1

Staff in the News

Atay, Blake Receive President's Award

Two SAMHSA employees recently received the President’s Volunteer Service Award at the 2008 Martin Luther King, Jr., Day celebration sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Joanne Atay from SAMHSA’s Center for Mental Health Services and Lisa Blake from SAMHSA’s Office of Program Services were honored at the event.

In 2003, President Bush created the President’s Council on Service and Civic Participation. The Council created the President’s Volunteer Service Award program as a way to honor Americans who inspire others to engage in volunteer service.

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