City Council Recognizes Burbank Older American Volunteers

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The Burbank Older American Award honorees were recognized at the City Council meeting on May 8. From left, are Mayor Dave Golonski and Senior Board members Doug Halter and Peter McGrath; with Older American Award honoree Marian Friedlob (holding certificate); Senior Board members Bill Anderson and Libby Nardo; and honorees Peggy Ray, Louise Downey, Shari Ward, Josefina Sauri and Julio Fernando de la Torriente. (photo by Gwen Indermill)

Burbank’s City Council honored senior volunteers with the Older Americans Volunteer Service Award. Peggy Ray will be recognized for her service as the County of Los Angeles Older Americans Outstanding Volunteer Service Award on Wednesday.

 

By Joyce Rudolph
BurbankNBeyond

 

The Burbank City Council honored six recipients of the Older Americans Volunteer Services Award on May 8 in the council chambers.

Honored were Julio Fernando de la Torriente for his service with Burbank Temporary Aid Center; Marian Friedlob for her service as the Joslyn Adult Center’s Bridge instructor; Louise Downey for her service to the Burbank Nutrition Program; Josefina Sauri for her service at the Don Tuttle Adult Center; and Shari Ward for her service as the Joslyn Adult Center’s Hula dance instructor.

Also honored was Peggy Ray, who has been selected as Burbank’s recipient of the County of Los Angeles Older Americans Outstanding Volunteer Service Award for her service with the Warner Bros. Retirees Club and the Mellowtones choral group. Ray will also be honored by the L.A. Board of Supervisors at noon on May 23 at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, Music Center Grand Hall.

The Burbank Older American Award honorees were recognized at the City Council meeting on May 8. From left, are Mayor Dave Golonski and Senior Board members Doug Halter and Peter McGrath; with Older American Award honoree Marian Friedlob (holding certificate); Senior Board members Bill Anderson and Libby Nardo; and honorees Peggy Ray, Louise Downey, Shari Ward, Josefina Sauri and Julio Fernando de la Torriente. (photo by Gwen Indermill)