Escondido, CA

Marian Klein named as a 2015 SD County Volunteer of the Year



Late Breaking News—

The Times Advocate learned Moday afternoon that Marian Klein has been selected by the County Library as one of the 2015 County Volunteers of the Year.

Klein has been invited to the Annual Volunteer Recognition event, which will take place on Wednesday, April 8 at the County Administration Center with the County Board of Supervisors, Library Directors and other dignitaries.

According to Valley Center Librarian Laura Zuckerman, “This Annual Volunteer Recognition program is a prestigious event that honors volunteers from all county departments and Marian is one of six county library volunteers chosen from our thirty three branches and two bookmobiles.”

She added, “We will also be presenting Marian with our Valley Center Branch Volunteer of the Year Certificate at the Volunteer Appreciation Brunch held here at the Valley Center Library on Friday, May 1 at 11:30 a.m. after the FOL Meeting. We will also have certificates and favors of appreciation for all our outstanding Friends of the Library Board Members and Volunteers at the brunch. Please mark your calendars and join us for our May 1st brunch!”

The VC Library’s 2015 Volunteers of the Year are as follows:

Marian Klein, Friends of the Valley Center Library President, is the 2015 Volunteer of the Year for the entire County of San Diego and the Valley Center Library

Robert Lerner, Historian, Valley Center History Museum for his efforts in obtaining large donation of the Baby Grand Piano to the Valley Center Library

Ed Labrado, FOL Member, for his efforts in obtaining the Bill Horn Grant: Allocated$53,685 to Friends of the Valley Center Library to purchase and install audio visual equipment for the library community room which includes mounting wall speakers, two stand microphones, two wireless head set microphones, an iPod docking station, CD/DVD Blu-ray player, amp/ mixer and a ceiling mounted projector. Avrey Melin, Teen Service Learner Volunteer

Avrey Melin is a natural leader has gone above and beyond in her volunteer efforts at the Valley Center Branch Library. She is currently the President of the Teen Advisory Group and has taken her leadership role seriously. Avery has helped organize, set-up and host several large programs for teens, children and families. She trains new student volunteers and conducts outreach at her high school to promote and strengthen the Service Learner program at the library. Avery’s enthusiasm is contagious and she has made incredible contributions to the Valley Center community.

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