Honoree – Leslie Osburn

Congrats to Leslie Osburn for being honored as an outstanding community volunteer!

Name: Leslie Osburn

Nominating Organization: OC Parks / Irvine Regional Park

Honoree Category: Animals & Environment

Why Nominated: Leslie consistently volunteers 10 hours or more each week at the OC Zoo helping to care for the many plants around the zoo. Her positive attitude and hard work help make the zoo an attractive, inviting place for visitors.

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Honoree – Linda Cessna

Congrats to Linda Cessna for being honored as an outstanding community volunteer!

Name: Linda Cessna

Nominating Organization: OC Parks / Irvine Regional Park

Honoree Category: Animals & Environment

Why Nominated: Linda is a Volunteer Trail Leader for Irvine Park’s Second Saturday Trail Days.  She supervises one-time volunteers to beautify the park’s trails!  Her hard work helps to keep the park looking its best!

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Honoree – Mike Dubniczi

Congrats to Mike Dubniczi for being honored as an outstanding community volunteer!

Name: Mike Dubniczi

Nominating Organization: StandUp For Kids

Honoree Category: Human & Community

Why Nominated: Mike is a truly exceptional volunteer whose good heart and strong will goes beyond any written or formal duties.  He takes every opportunity to help anyone he can.   When he starts working with a homeless kid, he never stops caring for him or her.  He tries his best to lessen the kids’ anxieties, regardless of how serious their worries are.  Mike’s volunteer spirit has no boundaries.  With his enthusiasm, empathy, and dedication, Mike never stops striving to make a difference in the community.

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Honoree – Aaron Kelly

Congrats to Aaron Kelly for being honored as an outstanding community volunteer!

Name: Aaron Kelly

Nominating Organization: OC Parks /  Irvine Regional Park

Honoree Category: Animals & Environment

Why Nominated: Aaron has been a Volunteer Trail Lead for Irvine Park’s Second Saturday Trail Day since the program began 2 years ago.  He supervises volunteers in weeding and planting projects to help the park look its best!

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Honoree – Joanne Fernbach

Congrats to Joanne Fernbach for being honored as an outstanding community volunteer!

Name: Joanne Fernbach

Nominating Organization: Wells Fargo

Honoree Category: Arts

Why Nominated: As the 2009-2010 President of The Committees with 850 volunteers, Joanne demonstrated great leadership and passion in bringing quality Youth Music Programs to school children of Orange County.

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Honoree – Mavel Becerra

Congrats to Mavel Becerra for being honored as an outstanding community volunteer!

Name: Mavel Becerra

Nominating Organization: Wells Fargo

Honoree Category: Human & Community

Why Nominated: Mavel Becerra consistently and actively reaches out to the Orange County community where she partners with numerous non-profits and teaches financial education to a wide array of of people.  Mavel is involved in numerous committees, is the chair of United Way’s Financial Education committee and serves on numerous boards.  She is dedicated to helping and serving those in need.

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Honoree Team – Homeless and Veteran Outreach

Congrats to Homeless and Veteran Outreach for being honored as an outstanding community volunteer!

Name: Homeless and Veteran Outreach

Team Members: Marissa Gonzale and Sheree Davis

Nominating Organization: SPIN, Serving People In Need, Inc.

Honoree Category: Human & Community

 

Why Nominated: Marissa Gonzales & Sheree Davis are dedicated and compassionate SPIN volunteers who for 5 years have distributed meals, hygiene kits and jackets from the SPIN van to the streets and parks where OC’s homeless, working poor & veterans gather

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