Honoree 2013 – Larry Thompson

Congrats to Larry Thompson for being honored as an outstanding community volunteer!

Thompson_LarryName:  Larry Thompson

Nominating Organization:  American Red Cross Orange County Chapter

Honoree Category:  Human & Community

Why Nominated:  For disaster volunteers to be effective, they must know what resources they have available every minute of every day.  It’s not a glamorous job, but it’s absolutely crucial.  That’s why Larry Thompson is a valued member of the Red Cross team at the Orange County Chapter.  Larry played a critical part in the group who implemented our new computerized inventory system: TracMor.  Thanks to Larry’s efforts, our volunteers have a real-time picture of what disaster supplies we have in any part of our region at any moment.  Larry spent hours inputting data and developing user training.  He was also responsible for designing how data is managed in the system.  Larry is an extraordinary tech volunteer and we couldn’t do what we do without him!

Please write a note of congratulations below!

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12 thoughts on “Honoree 2013 – Larry Thompson

  1. Larry, it is such an honor to work with you at the Red Cross! We are truly fortunate to benefit from the skills, passion and expertise you bring to our organization. Our community is a better place because of volunteers like you!

  2. Larry – We got the picture in! Now for the important stuff, CONGRADULATIONS and THANK YOU for all that you continue to do for the OC American Red Cross! Your service and commiment is so appreciated! It is an honor to serve with you! – Madelyn

  3. Larry… I have so enjoyed working with you as a volunteer and I look forward to continuing to do so. You are a positive force at our Chapter. Keep up the good work!!!

  4. Larry – It’s always a pleasure to see your cheerful face at the chapter. Thank you for all you do & Congratulations

  5. Congratulations, Larry!!
    Thank you for all the hard and tedious work with the inventory control and with all the other help you have given to Logistiics and to the Red Cross, especially in Orange County. I look forward to the time when your system will be used to help all of the Desert to the Sea Region keep track of their inventories.

  6. Larry, you have been an invaluable resource during our recent move to a digital inventory platform. You skills, ability to adapt, enthusiasm and committment are what has made the projects that you have contributed to successful. Thank you for the privlidge of your volunteerism…

  7. Larry,

    Congratulation on the award, Your ongoing support of the disaster program is appreciated. Your contribution to making us efficient in managing our resources through TracMor is very much appreciated as well as all the work you are doing. Thank you!

  8. Congratulations Larry – You have worked so hard! You deserve recognition for all the hours and time you have spent in giving your heart and soul to American Red Cross.

    Patty Keith

  9. Larry, Good for you, and well deserved. Your wide smile, ready greeting, and cheery positive atittude make you the best for any team. How proud I am to have been able to work together over the years on our various projects. Thanks for your help and support.

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