Congrats to Pat Tonini for being honored as an outstanding community volunteer!
Nominating Organization: READ/Orange County
Honoree Category: Education
Why Nominated: Pat Tonini has been a volunteer with READ/Orange County, the adult literacy services of the OC Public Libraries, since 2008. She started out as a volunteer literacy tutor, helping adult learners reach their reading and writing goals. As a tutor, she is patient, supportive, and encouraging. As a volunteer, she is prompt, reliable, and involved. Since 2011, Pat has also helped welcome new volunteers into the program through her role as an assistant trainer. At each training, Pat keeps things running smoothly with her efficient attention to setup, check in, and logistics. She presents training components with an approachable and kindly attitude. Most importantly, she is always ready to share her long experience with new volunteers. Over the years, Pat has shown herself to be a true asset to the cause of adult literacy in Orange County!
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