On May 5th Cynthia Bauer recieved the gold award in the volunteer category from the Federal Executive Board for starting Kupenda for the children. The Federal Executive Board recognizes outstanding federal employees in all federal agencies in the Maryland area. Cynthia’s boss at the Army Environmental Center, where Cynthia still works full time, nominated her for this award while Cynthia was in Kenya on one of her visits there doing Kupenda work. There were thousands in attendance at this event. What a great way for people to hear about Kupenda for the children!