Cathy Lacy received this year’s Tocqueville Society Award, United Way of Central Iowa’s highest honor.
The award recognizes an individual or couple who “exemplify inspirational and sustained leadership and service to the Central Iowa community” through United Way.
The Tocqueville Society, United Way’s premier philanthropic society, recognizes the 362 individuals and families who annually contribute $10,000 or more to United Way.
Lacy was selected by a committee of past Tocqueville Society award recipients, a list that includes Jim Cownie, Cara Heiden, Bill Knapp, Fred and Charlotte Hubbell, David Kruidenier and Maddie Levitt.
Lacy joined the Tocqueville Society in 2001 and is a member of the Tocqueville Legacy Circle. Her husband, Steve, received the Tocqueville Society Award in 2007.
She is a founding member of United Way Women’s Leadership Connection and served on the group’s advisory committee. She also helped form the WLC Women of Tocqueville Society and led the group’s launch committee and recruitment efforts. Read more