Fernando Award Foundation

Requests Names of Nominees For

2012 Fernando Award Recipient

The 2012 Recipient Will Be Honored For Volunteerism & Civic Accomplishment

(Los Angeles) – – June 7, 2012 – The Fernando Award Foundation, presenting the highest award for volunteerism in the San Fernando Valley, will hold its annual recognition of the 2012 nominees with a dinner at the Warner Center Marriott on September 21, 2012. At this time, the Fernando Award Foundation Selection Committee is asking community and civic organizations to select their nominees for the San Fernando Valley’s most prestigious award for volunteerism and civic accomplishment. The call for nominations has been extended to July 30, 2012.

Organizations and businesses, including Chambers of Commerce, non-profits, Valley Industry & Commerce Association (VICA) members, and past recipients, may contact Dennis Watsabaugh at (818) 231-2288 for a Nomination Packet. Organizations can also visit the Fernando Award Foundation website and download a Nomination Packet: www.fernandoawards.org

Initiated in 1959, by a group of San Fernando Valley business and community leaders interested in encouraging community involvement, the award is open to all Valley residents. “The mission and purpose of the Fernando Award is to promote and recognize lifetime volunteerism in the San Fernando Valley. We are aware that there are many worthy applicants who spend a great deal of time and devotion volunteering in the community. We hope they will receive recognition this year,” said Dennis Watsabaugh, President, Board of Directors.

The Fernando Award is in the form of a miniature replica of the Fernando monument located in the Van Nuys Civic Center. Names of the award recipients are etched in the base of the monument and on a marble obelisk in Warner Center Park, located in Woodland Hills.

For more information and Nomination Packets, please phone Dennis Watsabaugh at: (818) 231-2288 or Daniale Perry at: (818) 980-7867.

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