Food Bank Volunteers Honored at Spirit Awards

OneOC will honor the outstanding contributions of Chris Lamm & Toni Dubois-Walker Memorial Food Bank volunteers at the 40th Annual Spirit of Volunteerism Awards. The event recognizes the dedicated service of outstanding volunteers in Orange County.

Volunteers will be honored at a luncheon ceremony with personal recognition for contributions to the community in the area of hunger.

“The volunteer efforts of individuals in Orange County are a catalyst for what drives positive change in our community. The Spirit of Volunteerism Awards is designed to celebrate these extraordinary contributions,” said Dan McQuaid, President and CEO of OneOC. “OneOC is proud to honor the commitment and dedication of Chris Lamm & Toni Dubois-Walker Memorial Food Bank and its support of community volunteers.”

Professor Emeritus Adela Lopez leads an enthusiastic and valuable team of volunteers committed to addressing food insecurity among college students. The Chris Lamm & Toni Dubois-Walker Memorial Food Bank is a collaborative effort among Fullerton College students, faculty and staff, and is led by Fullerton College Associated Students, the Inter-Club council and Health Services.

Honorees include Adela Lopez, Robert Miranda, Dolores Cornejo, Yolanda Aquirre, Jennifer LaBounty, Lisa Campbell, Elli England, Elsa Aguirre, Jeanne Costello, Olivia Veloz, Michelle Garcia, Jodi Balma, Jessica Johnson, Gigi Terminel, Marwin Luminarias, Michelle Hernandez, Nitzya Hamblet, Queen Peterson, Savannah Jones, Angie Andrus and Interim President Greg Schulz.

The named honorees represent a small fraction of the many students, staff, faculty and retirees committed to providing support to Fullerton College students who are working to obtain the education necessary to improve their lives and the overall well-being of their communities.

The 2016 Spirit of Volunteerism event is Thursday, April 28 at the Disneyland Hotel. To attend, sponsor, or for more information about OneOC, please visit https://www.oneoc.org/volunteers/spirit-of-volunteerism.

Author: Fullerton College

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