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City Puts Spotlight On Volunteers

It was cheers all around last night, as members of the City Council including the Mayor, and City Manager Ken Pulskamp got together at Margarita’s Grill to honor the people that have made the Newhall Community Center highly successful in its first year of operation.

The Newhall Community Center is barely a year old, and serves a community that is mostly underserved in the area of parks and activities.

 

Twenty five people were given awards for their work in programs like Homework Help, Boxing, Ballet Folklorico, Violin and more.

 

Stacey Chavez & Javier Rodriguez got the title of “Members of the Year.”

 

The honored volunteers are:

 

Manny “Superman” Jimenez – Boxing Program

Judy McClure – Homework Helper

Raoul Hurd – Homework Helper

Wendy Collins – Holiday Party Fundraising

Guadalupe Carrubias – Workshops and Fundraising

Jacquie Ponce – Translation & Community Services

Royal & Terry Montross – Karate and Violin programs

Dave Moreno & Josh Moreno – Karate programs

Marv Wilk – Citizenship Immigration workshops

Mayte Razo – Teen Program Volunteer

Dave Rentz – StraySheep 100 Ministries – Teens

LaVern Antoine – Violin Program

Jesus Acosta – Teen Program Volunteer

Willis Allen – Teen Program Volunteer

Maria Arguello – Translation Services

Nathan Pellegrin – Teen Program Volunteer

Sharon Rendall & Barkley & Sofia – Read to a Dog

Michael Siwula & Tippy 2 – Read to a Dog

Dave and  Diane Valantine, Bonnie and Bailey – Read to a Dog

Lisa Fry and Giselle – Read to a Dog

Dr. Francisco del Rio – Chess Club for kids

Jeanette Amaro – Boxing Program