Barr honored

GUILDERLAND — W. Brian Barr, president of Senior Hope Counseling Inc., was selected as the 2014 recipient for the Third Age Achievement Award for Health and Human Services.

“Brian has volunteered so much of his time over the years to organizations in our community who help those in need,” said Nicole MacFarland, the executive director of Senior Hope Counseling, who nominated him for the award. “He is a true leader in the field of suicide prevention, offering presentations throughout the community on this important topic.”

Barr, who lives in Guilderland, was honored on May 2 at the Wolferts Roost Country Club with a glass-etched award to thank him for his years of volunteer support in the field of health and human services.

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