Be the Change...Volunteer


Nicole Traverso
HandsOn Central California


Wednesday April 13, 2011 from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM PDT

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Golden Palace
2625 W. Vassar Avenue
Fresno, CA 93705

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Thank you to our event Sponsors:

CBS 47

Union Bank


Heald College

Coke Hallowell

Hands Across the Valley 





Volunteer of the Year Awards 

Behind the ideas and efforts toward building a better world, volunteers fuel a movement of compassion and connection. 

HandsOn Central California is proud to host the annual Hands Across the Valley Awards Luncheon in recognition and celebration of our community’s volunteers. This heart-warming event honors individuals and groups who have made a difference by generously giving their time and talent in an effort to help improve the quality of life in our community. 

2011 Volunteer of the Year Award Winners

Outstanding California State University, Fresno Volunteer of the Year

Cassidy Smith

 Nominated by Jan & Bud Richter Center for Community Engagement and Service- Learning

Outstanding Adult Volunteer of the Year

 John Lovejoy

 Nominated by Central California Blood Center

 Outstanding Business Volunteer of the Year

 Kaiser Permanente

 Nominated by Community Food Bank

 Outstanding College Student Volunteer of the Year

 Jennifer Wynveen

 Nominated by San Joaquin Valley Rehabilitation Hospital

 Outstanding Senior Volunteer of the Year

 Rose Gonzalez

 Nominated by Fresno County Economic Opportunities Commission

 Outstanding Service Organization of the Year

 Community Outreach Student Task Force (C.O.S.T)

 Nominated by San Joaquin Memorial High School, SIMI Marketing & Community Members

 Outstanding Youth Volunteer of the Year

 Kaitlyn Martin

 Nominated by Children’s Hospital Central California

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Congratulations to all our award winners and Special category winners will be announced at the Hands Across theValley luncheon on April 13th.