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Posted on: December 4, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Danville Community Service Awards

Don and Joan Kurtz and their community service award with Robert Storer

Congratulations to all of the recipients at last night's Community Service Awards!

Receiving awards were:

Volunteer of the Year:

Dick Heron - for work keeping San Ramon Creek clean and clear of invasive species
Geoff Gillette - for leading over 650 hikers on local trails in the past five years in the Trail Mixers Program.

Four Years of Service:

Elaine Betts - Danville Poet Laureate
Beverly Kumar - Danville Arts Commission

16 Years of Service:

Kent Rezowalli - Parks Commissioner

20 Years of Service:

Randy Haberl - Planning Commissioner

Awards of Merit:

Robert McHale - for his leadership in local scouting, and for his musical contributions to Town events
Sharon Wilson - for expanding the senior walking programs and creating the Senior Walk and Talk.
Behring Global Education Foundation - for their work in providing wheelchairs to those in need around the world.
Lazarex Cancer Foundation - for making lifesaving connections that give hope to patients now and opportunity for new treatments for patients in the future.

Michael K Shimansky Community Service Award - 

presented to Emma Cochran for her volunteerism, dedication, and commitment to giving back to the community.

The Danville Award - 

awarded to Don and Joan Kurtz for their years of service in creating and maintaining the Tassajara One Room School Living History Program.

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