The Gala of the Arts Mandatum Award
The 2016 recipient of the Mandatum Award was Rev. Mr. Stanley D. Strom, for his generosity and unwavering support of people in need.
The Mandatum Award, given annually at the Gala of the Arts, is the most prestigious honor that Catholic Charities awards each year and celebrates the awardee’s exemplification of Christ’s mandate to serve the poor with compassion and generosity.
Catholic Charities was honored to present the 2016 Mandatum Award to Deacon Strom for his dedication to our mission, which has made a lasting impact upon Catholic Charities and the thousands of families we serve.
RECIPIENTS OF THE MANDATUM AWARD
2015 – Mr. & Mrs. William L. Hardy; Mr. & Mrs. William J. Jovan; Mr. & Mrs.(†) James Serritella
2014 – The Women’s Board of Catholic Charities, Lake County Services
2013 - Mr. & Mrs. Michael A. Bilder
2012 – Mr. & Mrs. Richard J. Guzior
2011 – Mr. & Mrs. Charles W. Mulaney, Jr.
2010 – Illinois Club for Catholic Women
2009 – Most Reverend Timothy J. Lyne(†)
2008 – The De Santis Family Foundation
Accepted by Kyle De Santis
2007 – Mr. & Mrs. Ronald P. Laurent
2006 – Mr. Salvatore C. Argento(†)
Presented to Mrs. Sam (Mary Jean) Argento & son, Vincent Argento
2005 – Mr. & Mrs. John(†) Geldermann
2004 - Mr. & Mrs. Richard W. Burke, Sr.
2003 – Dedication of the Mandatum Work of Art
2002 – Mr. & Mrs. Thomas W. Havey
Mr.(†) & Mrs.(†) Richard Carrigan, Sr.