Recap from our Volunteer Recognition Event 2012

Thank you to all who attended our 7th Annual Volunteer Recognition where we celebrated and recognized the outstanding work of our volunteers this past year. We are sorry if you missed it and hope you can join us next year- here’s a recap of all the events and awardees to catch you up!

First up, lets revel at the amazing space which was generously donated for the event:
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And the wonderful and DELICIOUS kosher food that guests enjoyed to the last bite:
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We had an amazing list of speakers and presenters to dole out the awards. Stefanie Greenberg, Volunteer Department Manager Extraordinaire emceed the event:
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Stefanie Greenberg
We had over 12 Leadership awards to present this year, for volunteers who go above and beyond and continue to engage and lead others in volunteer service:
Rhonda barad Linda S. CAO
Rhonda Barad and Linda Scalletar, Chief Advancement Officer
Jessica Cheng, AmeriCorps Volunteer Coordinator and her Job Readiness Volunteer Leaders
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Simone Carvalho, AmeriCorps Volunteer Coordinator and Alana Tendler, Senior Lunch program Leader

We also made time to recognize our most dedicated volunteers who have been there for our clients for years and continue to exceed expectations

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Irijah Stennett, AmeriCorps Volunteer Coordinator and Marlene Nadel on behalf of Temple Shaaray Tefila.


We made sure to prize our exemplary creative volunteers:

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Eric Conley, Volunteer Coordinator and Creative Award Winner Nicole Nowbahar


Last but not least, we presented the 8 President’s Volunteer Service Award, which recipients receive a certificate of achievement, a congratulatory letter from President Obama, and a lapel pin:

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Simone and Gold Presidential award winner, Lisa Yma


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