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SAAF Volunteer Appreciation Event is April 16

2015 Volunteer Appreciation inviteSAAF will once again shine the spotlight on our wonderful volunteers at our annual Volunteer Appreciation event. This year’s event will take place on Thursday April 16 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at the Historic Y. Dinner will be catered by Carte Blanche and served by SAAF employees followed by an awards ceremony where we will present awards in 19 categories.
This year’s honorees are:
Reception: Debbie Froeschke
Business Leadership: Walgreens
Care Services: Jim Wymore
Development: Laura Alexander
Education: Manny Maldonado
Jean Cicci Peer Counseling: Darin Carnie
Jerome Beillard Self-Empowerment: Robert Knight
Longtime Volunteer: Lupita Murillo
Media Leadership: WhiteSpace Design
New Volunteer: Noel De Tierra
Youth Prevention Services: Lanay Lindsay
Original Contribution: University of Arizona Museum of Art “Mapping Queer”
Outstanding Prevention Contribution: Eon Youth Lounge Volunteers
Volunteer Resources: Matthew Stoker
Group Volunteer Effort: Old Pueblo Community Service “Street Count” &
International Gay Bowling Organization (IGBO)
Food Programs: Dean Taylor
Events: Jeff Bowlin
Outstanding Prevention Collaborator: Kate Straub
Volunteer of the Year Nominees*
Curt Beall
Jeff Bowlin
Debbie Froeschke
Matt McLean
Matthew Stoker
*Winner to be announced at awards ceremony
SAAF would not be able to do any of the work we do without the commitment of our hundreds of hard-working and passionate volunteers. While we take this time to highlight some of the volunteers who make SAAF such a special place, we hope that all volunteers will come out and be a part of this event as we show our appreciation.
If you are interested in attending, RSVP to Fred Rodriguez, Development Associate, at (520) 547-6099 or