Honoree 2013 – Joe Stapleton

Congrats to Joe Stapleton for being honored as an outstanding community volunteer!

Stapleton_JoeName:  Joe Stapleton

Nominating Organization:  The Elite OC

Honoree Category:  Human & Community

Why Nominated:  Joe Stapleton has dedicated countless hours to engaging young professionals in Orange County with countless nonprofits. Through his tireless efforts, wishes have been granted with Make A Wish, golf tournaments have been hosted for PCRF, plus so much more. Joe is a true believer in the importance of giving back to the community and is an inspiration for all he encounters.

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Honoree 2013 – Ticky Gorin

Congrats to Ticky Gorin for being honored as an outstanding community volunteer!

Gorin_TickyName:  Ticky Gorin

Nominating Organization:  Special Olympics Southern California – Orange County

Honoree Category:  Human & Community

Why Nominated:  Ticky Gorin is the Local Program Coordinator of the Laguna Hills Hawks for Special Olympics, and is also the proud parent of Special Olympics athlete Joseph Gorin. Ticky works relentlessly to promote Special Olympics’ goals and mission to everyone that touches her life. Her year round sports training and competition program features over 100 athletes and coaches in basketball, volleyball, bocce, floor hockey, golf, aquatics, softball, bowling, and aquatics. In addition, she is the competition director for our Regional Qualifying Tournaments in basketball, volleyball, and floor hockey. Ticky Gorin is a shining example of what heart and compassion can accomplish.

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Honoree 2013 – Ali Woodard

Congrats to Ali Woodard for being honored as an outstanding community volunteer!

1OUT_VOLUNTEERINGName:  Ali Woodard

Nominating Organization:  Retired Volunteer

Honoree Category:  Family Volunteers

Why Nominated:  Ali is a completely dedicated young woman to the cause of improving the lives of teem moms. Providing education, love and whever possible, financial assistance. She is the MOST worthy person I know.

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Honoree 2013 – Aaron Frye

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

Frye_AaronName:  Aaron Frye

Nominating Organization:  Resources Global

Honoree Category:  Human & Community

Why Nominated:  Aaron has served, and continues to serve, on the Board of Directors for JDRF Orange County.  In 2012, he chaired the JDRF Walk to Cure Diabetes Walk where they raised $675,000 in revenue and were recognized by the OCBJ as one of the top 5 run/walks in 2012 (see page 50 of article www.cbjonline.com/a1ocbj/supplements/Charity-Event-Guide.pdf).  Aaron is dedicated to volunteer work and his passion to give back is evident in his dedication to JDRF.

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Honoree 2013 – Fritzi Goldberg

Congrats to Fritzi Goldberg for being honored as an outstanding community volunteer!

Goldberg_FritziName:  Fritzi Goldberg

Nominating Organization:  READ/Orange County

Honoree Category:  Human & Community

Why Nominated:  After watching the film, “Stanley and Iris,” about a volunteer literacy tutor helping a man learn to read better and change his life, Fritzi decided she too wanted to help adults change their lives by learning to read better. Fritzi became a tutor with READ/OC, the adult literacy services of the Orange County Public Library in February, 2005. In 2008 she expanded her  involvement with READ/OC by joining the training team and combining her professional training experience with her passion for literacy.  Today, she continues to tutor, encourages and mentors many other volunteers and adult learners, and helps READ/OC and Friends of READ/OC with many other projects.

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Honoree 2013 – Maureen Moore

Congrats to Maureen Moore for being honored as an outstanding community volunteer!

Moore_MaureenName:  Maureen Moore

Nominating Organization:  Orangewood Children’s Foundation

Honoree Category:  Human & Community

Why Nominated:  Since 2011, Maureen has contributed over 230 hours of service to Orangewood Children’s Foundation. Maureen supports all of areas of Orangewood including the development and finance departments. Her continuous and consistent support has made her a valuable member of the team.

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Honoree 2013 – Rudy Padrol

Congrats to Rudy Padrol for being honored as an outstanding community volunteer!

Padrol_RudyName:  Rudy Padrol

Nominating Organization:  Wells Fargo

Honoree Category:  Corporate

Why Nominated:  Rudy Padrol is a credit to the Child Abuse Prevention Center and he casts a positive reflection on his employer, Wells Fargo. Rudy served as a key volunteer at our annual Families Helping Families program. Rudy is committed to our mission of breaking the cycle of child abuse and his passion is reflected in his volunteer service.

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