b'HONORING OUR COMMUNITY HONORING OUR COMMUNITYLUIZ PEREZ COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD PRESIDENTS AWARDThe Luis Perez Community Service Award was established to recognize our partners who haveThe Presidents Award, named in honor of our demonstrated extraordinary commitment to our youth and community, have given generouslyfounder, Roosevelt Williams, who chartered of their time and talent, and rolled up their sleeves to work alongside us. In 2019, we recognizedour Club in 1968 is awarded to local leaders three local organizations for their outstanding contributions to the youth in our community.who share his vision of transforming the lives of children and families in our community. Dr. Steven Packer David & Susan Gill and The First Tee of President and CEO of Montage Health &Monterey County were recipients of the Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula Roosevelt Williams Presidents Award for their __________ continued support of the summer program, by sponsoring literacy, nutrition, Science, For over 75 years Community Hospital of the MontereyTechnology, Engineering, Arts, and Math Peninsula has been a leader in the community for health andprograms, along with their generous support wellness. Dr. Packers vision and advocacy for the wellbeing ofof events such as Comics for Kids, Golf for youth in Monterey County directly aligns with our mission. Kids, the Gang Prevention Summit and the For the past 14 years CHOMP Vice President Cynthia Peck2019 Youth of the Year. has served as an officer on our board of directors providing expertise and guidance for our Healthy Lifestyles initiative.Bill PattersonBoard Member for the Ralph Knox Foundation__________ HONORING OUR COMMUNITYSince 1992 The Ralph Knox Foundation has been supportingNATIONAL PHILANTHROPY DAYthe youth of Monterey County through grants focused onNational Philanthropy Day provides an Literacy and Education. They have supported our Greatopportunity to reflect on the meaning of giving Readers Program over the past 5 years helping us launchand all that it has made possible. Each year, our intervention program. Carla Hudson, of the Ralph Knoxthe Central Coast Chapter of the Association Foundation, served as our Board Chair through our growthof Fundraising Professionals celebrates the into the Salinas Community for over 3 years.endless daily contributions individuals and organizations across the county make to Steve Vagnini countless causes and missions.Director of the Monterey County Chapter of Guitars Not Guns__________ Gina Nucci and her husband Kevin Hincks were recognized as the Clubs Distinguished The Monterey County Chapter of Guitars Not Guns wasAgency Honoree at National Philanthropy Day founded in 2009 in response to a tremendous need forin November. As a board member, committee programs that provide alternatives to gang violence for at-riskmember, sponsor, donor and advocate for youth in our community. Since then, the Monterey Countythe Clubs, Gina provides tremendous energy, Chapter has become one of the most dynamic chapters inleadership, and expertise. Along with her the United States having donated 2,000 guitars in the past 10husband Kevin Hincks, co-owner of The years. In addition to learning how to master changing fromMeatery, they are true philanthropists with one chord to another, children learn perseverance, disciplinea tireless commitment to children in our 20 and self-esteem. community. 21'