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Red Cross Celebrates Humboldt and Del Norte County Volunteers

Arcata, CA (July 20, 2016) - The American Red Cross of the California Northwest is proud to present the Volunteer of Year award to Trish Watson of McKinleyville. This award was presented at the Volunteer Awards and Recognition Event on June 11 at the Arcata Theater Lounge.

The Volunteer of the Year award is presented to an individual who best exemplifies the spirit of volunteerism. The candidate must have contributed significantly in the current year to operations, programs, and services as well as the mission of the Red Cross

Trish is very active with the California Northwest Disaster Services Department who has an active role as a lead volunteer partner, Disaster Action Team administrator, and Disaster Services Technology volunteer, among many other things. She easily puts in a minimum of 20-30 hours a week in the office not including her on-call hours. She shows up to every activity she signs up for on time and with a smile on her face. Trish is a smart, reliable and dedicated volunteer and is very deserving of this award.

Pictures from the event can be found here: