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Volunteer Award Recipients for 2017

 

David P. Shebby, Hall of Fame Award

The Hall of Fame Award honors a volunteer whose efforts exhibit, by action and deed over an extended period of time, exceptional service and dedication to the Center, its clients and its causes, and who has left a permanent mark in its history.

Candice K. Rogers, Frances Wender Kandel Volunteer of the Year Award

The Frances Wender Kandel Volunteer of the Year Award honors a volunteer who has shown a dedication to community service, the Center and its clients, in the tradition of the award’s namesake, Frances Wender Kandel, a volunteer lawyer who, before her untimely death, helped start the Center and was one of its biggest cheerleaders and active participants.

Christopher W. Moore, Pro Bono Volunteer of the Year Award

The Pro Bono Volunteer of the Year Award honors a volunteer lawyer who has provided substantial and extraordinary service in a case or cases, or in a subject matter, providing relief to a client or clients who without the assistance, would have been irreparably injured.

Benjamin Kanani, New Volunteer of the Year Award

The New Volunteer of the Year Award honors an individual who has joined the Center as a volunteer within the last 12 months, and has shown spirit, energy and commitment to serving as a role model for other new participants.

Samuel L. Barry and Margaret Molina, Distinguished Service Award

The Distinguished Service Award honors a volunteer whose contribution within the year has exceeded expectations, and benefited clients as well as the needs of the Center.

Alexander Olson, Community Volunteer of the Year Award

The Community Volunteer of the Year Award honors a volunteer who has carried out behind-the-scenes activities that have substantially contributed to enhancing the Center’s infrastructure.