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DOWNEY – More than two dozen local volunteers were honored by the Downey Coordinating Council last week as the organization hosted its 60th annual Community Service Awards Banquet.
The event annually recognizes Downey residents who devote hours to local service organizations.
Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard and Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia were on hand to congratulate the honorees.
This year’s award winners include:
Carol Veatch – American Business Women’s Association (El Dorado Chapter)
Linda Kennedy – Assistance League of Downey
Andrew Wahlquist – Downey Art Coalition
Jan Scott – Downey Chamber of Commerce
Jackie Dudley – Downey City Library
Carol Kearns – Downey Coordinating Council
Yadira Ramey – Downey Family YMCA
Kari Volen – Downey Federal Credit Union
Lois Wilson – Downey Historical Society
Sue England – Downey Rose Float Assn.
Alice Rogers – Downey Symphony Guild
Pat Gil – Downey Symphonic Society
Richard Daggett – Downey United Methodist Church
Patricia Fuente – FoodHelp Outreach
Marilyn Van Dyke – Friends of the Downey City Library
Eric Pierce – Gangs Out of Downey
Daniel Frase – Living Help Center
Pam Holloway – Living Help Center
Bernice Brunner – Moravian Church of Downey
Laura Coble – Newcomers Club of Downey
Shirley Lawrence – OLPH Women’s Guild
Mark Shelton – Optimist Club of Downey
Ruth Rodriguez – PIH Health Downey
Mary Clarke Atwood – Polio Survivors Assoc.
Beth Gendreau – PTA HELPS
Blanca Rochin – Soroptimist International of Downey
Julie Helm – TLC Family Resource Center
Adele Burger – Woman’s Club of Downey
Published: May 22, 2014 – Volume 13 – Issue 06