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Kathie and Mark Miller were awarded the Compassionate Leaders of the Year award by the United Way.

SALT LAKE CITY — The United Way of Salt Lake honored the Salt Lake Chamber for "changing the tone of Utah's immigration discussion" through its work on the Utah Compact.

The recognition came at United Way's annual Celebration of Service luncheon Wednesday with presentation of the President's Award of Excellence. The charitable organization's highest award, Compassionate Leaders of the Year, went to Mark and Kathie Miller.

The following individuals and groups were also recognized with United Way awards:

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William Sederburg, Utah's commissioner of higher education — Tocqueville Society Member of the Year

Jennifer Smith, senior vice president of Zions Bancorporation — Women's Philanthropic Network Member of the Year

Rich Mrazik, Salt Lake City attorney — Young Leaders Member of the Year

Enterprise Rent-A-Car—Outstanding Corporate Partner

Goldman, Sachs & Co., Granite School District, Voices for Utah Children and the city of South Salt Lake — Outstanding Partnership for Community Change

Allen Alexander, CEO of Savages Services Corp. — Outstanding Volunteer