COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES
Contact: Judy Hammond, Director of Public Affairs, (213) 974-1363
Brian Lew, Assistant Director, (213) 974-1652
Editors: For more information and to arrange photos/interviews with volunteers, please contact Victoria Pipkin-Lane or Craig Hirakawa, CEO Workplace Programs, at (213) 974-2495 and (213) 974-1347, respectively. One hour presentation to honorees starts promptly at 12:55 p.m.
April 12, 2010
COUNTY HONORS 71 “VOLUNTEERS OF YEAR” APRIL 12
Adult & Youth Honorees Helped Station Fire Victims, Assisted Domestic Violence Victims and Advocated for Foster Youth
WHO: Members, County Board of Supervisors
Chief Executive Officer William T Fujioka
Journalist Tony Cox, former NPR host, Emcee
WHAT: 28th annual Volunteer of the Year luncheon, honoring 71 youth and adult volunteers
WHEN: Monday, April 12
12:55 p.m.: Presentation to Honorees
WHERE: Grand Hall, Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
Music Center, 135 N. Grand Ave.
Downtown Los Angeles
WHY: The County recognizes 71 dedicated volunteers, out of a
total of 37,654, as part of National Volunteer Week (April 19-
23) as proclaimed by the U.S. President. Last year
County volunteers donated 2.7 million hours of service to
various County programs, resulting in cost avoidance of
$55.1 million dollars. Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich
Introduced the Board motion to create the program in 1981.