Honoree 2014 – Kevin Grant

Congrats to Kevin Grant for being honored as an outstanding community volunteer!

Grant_KevinName:  Kevin Grant

Nominating Organization:  Irvine Ranch Conservancy       

Honoree Category:  Animals & Environment

Why Nominated:  Kevin Grant is a dedicated volunteer who eagerly gives back to the land. Kevin is a Mountain Bike Docent, Trail Boss, and Fire Watch Volunteer. You will often find Kevin supporting a mountain bike activities, but he known to lead the “FREEKS Ride”; a 25 mile test of skill and endurance that is still no match for Kevin’s passion for riding and volunteering. He adamantly helps to protect the Landmarks by taking several shifts during Fire Watch deployment. He also helps maintain the trails he uses for mountain biking by being a Trail Boss. The Field Operations staff loves Kevin Grant’s devotion to dirt. He has a very rare combination of a) the understanding the intricacies of trail work (drainage, transitions, turns & flow) and b) the burliness to actually get it done. He has been very supportive of this year’s trail reroute projects and has even offered to follow up on fine tuning the reroutes once they’ve gotten some use and weather. We wish we had an army of McLeod-wielding, activity-leading, Fire-Watch zealots, Kevin’s in our volunteer corps.

Please write a note of congratulations below!

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16 thoughts on “Honoree 2014 – Kevin Grant

  1. Congratulations Kevin! I’m so happy you took the reins in leading that lovely FREEKS mtn bike ride! (so I could retire) We appreciate all your time, thank you!!

  2. Kevin,

    You have been able to provide so much support to Irvine Ranch Conservancy. Your work in so many departments makes you an outstanding model of volunteerism. We are so grateful for your enthusiasm and attention to detail.

    Thank you!

  3. Congrats Kevin. Well deserved! It is always a pleasure to ride with you on the trail. Thanks for all you do. See you soon.

  4. You are my hero, I’m so proud of you Kevin. Congratulations, and thank you for all you do for our community… Your loving wife. xoxo

  5. Congratulations Kevin. This calls for a neighborhood celebration! Thanks for keeping the trails and open spaces in our big backyard so nice. All the best! Cheryl

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