Saturday, September 19, 2015

Huntington Beach Library :: Family Literacy Awards

Family Literacy Annual Awards Event
Open Doors: September 2015

The Oak View branch held its annual awards on August 27, 2015. It was attended by approximately 100 enthusiastic literacy families, volunteers and friends, who enjoyed a scrumptious dinner provided by learner and tutor donations and which included tamales, tacos, beans, salads, desserts and much more.

Our board president, Susie Hodge, introduced special guests and congratulated all participants for their hard work. Huntington Beach City Council member Barbara Delgleize spoke of her appreciation for literacy services and how important it is for our community.

Congratulations to our Excellence Award winners: Acela C, Maribel G, and Janet V.

Congratulations to our volunteers earning service pins. 5-year pins: Irma Bermel, Michael DiGennaro and Michael Sloan; 10-year pins: Gary Gillenger, Joan Gillenger, Michael Kibel, Sue Kibel, Lani Martin, Linda Marsoun and John Ramsey; and Margarita Rubio who earned her 20 year pin.

Congratulations to our Pre-ESL volunteers, Luz Arreola, Ana Clara, Acela Cortes, Maria Hern and Beatriz Salinas and to our Computer Coaches who received special recognition, Imelda Bernal, Paula Flores, Raquel Guzman, Carmen Lezama, and Beatriz Salinas.

Thank you to everyone who made the Family Literacy Awards Night so special!

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