Saturday, June 30, 2012

Everyday Heroes in North Central San Mateo

This week I was honored to be the keynote speaker at the 3rd annual "Everyday Heroes" dinner and reception at the MLK Center in North Central San Mateo.

Hosted by the North Central San Mateo Community Wellness Initiative, six local community members were selected as "Everyday Heroes" for their work in substance abuse treatment and prevention, homeless advocacy, community leadership, and youth leadership.

As the Deputy Mayor of San Mateo, it was my privilege to say a few words of thanks on behalf of the San Mateo City Council for their hard work, and to present the honorees with certificates of recognition for their community service.

The honorees were: Allen Haysbert (Prevention Hero), Joshua Hugg (Sunshine Neighborhood Hero), Ruby Kaho (Partnership Hero), Timothy Niupalau (Youth Hero), Bennie Shannon (Sunshine Neighborhood Hero), and Erik Waldorf (Merchant Hero).

Congratulations to all the honorees!

To read more about this event, you can visit:’s-2012-“everyday-heroes”-to-be-honored-at-reception/

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