Community Service Award

    Gary Williams of Williams Asset Management Honored for Charitable Work with the Brigance Brigade Foundation

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    Columbia, MD – July 12, 2017– Gary Williams, Board Member for The Brigance Brigade Foundation in Hunt Valley, Maryland received Honorable Mention for philanthropic excellence in the eleventh annual Invest in Others Awards.

    The Invest in Others Charitable Foundation established its awards program to recognize the charitable work of financial advisors and financial services firms in communities across the country and around the world.

    Financial advisors are nominated by their peers for actively giving back to non-profits to improve their communities and make a difference in the lives of others.  Hundreds of inspirational nominations for the Invest in Others Awards were received this year and reviewed by a diverse panel of leaders in the financial services industry. Those earning Honorable Mention were selected based on their leadership, dedication, contribution, inspiration, and impact on a non-profit and the community it serves.

    “Gary Williams has been a trusted board member of the Brigance Brigade Foundation since 2012. Over the years, he has actively served as a member of the Event Planning, Building, and Patient Grant committees.  With his unwavering commitment to the cause and organization, this award is well-deserved”, says Amanda Mummert, Executive Director of the Brigance Brigade Foundation. The Brigance Brigade Foundation’s (BBF) mission is to equip, encourage, and empower people living with ALS. The BBF strives to improve the quality of life for patients and their families by providing access to needed equipment, resource guidance and support services. Their grants allow patients and families to continue to live their lives in dignity and as independently as possible.

    The eleventh annual Invest in Others Awards Gala, a premier event attended by over 500 financial advisors and financial services executives, is September 28, 2017 in New York City. Awards will be presented in the following categories: Catalyst, Community Service, Global Community Impact, Volunteer of the Year, Lifetime Achievement, and Corporate Philanthropy.

    About the Invest in Others Charitable Foundation

    The inspiration for the Invest in Others Charitable Foundation came directly from the financial advisors who invest in others by giving back to their communities with overwhelming generosity and dedication. Since its founding in 2006, Invest in Others has amplified these efforts by providing a platform for advisors to increase awareness, visibility, and funding to their favorite non-profits. For more information, visit www.investinothers.org.