The 18th annual gala for the Foundation for an Independent Tomorrow honored Michael J. Brown, executive director, USA, of Barrick Gold Corp.
Las Vegas Review Journal | October 26, 2015
This year’s Civitas Laurel Honoree is Michael J Brown, Executive Director, USA of Barrick Gold Corp.
The organization presents its Civitas Laurel Award to those who have given the full measure of their talents to benefit the community. Brown received the garland of laurel and the Civitas Laurel Medallion, duplicated by jeweler Jack Weinstein, and an oil painting by Ed Rivera.
Brown spoke about Barrick Gold being the world’s largest gold mining company with operations in 12 nations. In Nevada, Barrick has 4,500 employees at mines in Elko, Eureka, White Pine, Lander, Nye and Humboldt counties.
Brown is a board member of the Clark County Public Education Foundation, Nevada Mining Association, Three Square food bank, Opportunity Village and Nevada Ballet Theatre. He is the founder of the Nevada Corporate Giving Council, an orgainzation dedicated to improving the practice of corporate philanthropy in Nevada.
Before leaving the podium, Brown presented a check for $50,000 to FIT.