I would like to take a moment in this blog post to send out a huge thank you to the Glendale Healthier Community Coalition for naming me one of the recipients of this year’s Tom Miller Award. It is a great honor to be given this commendation in memory of a man whose passion and generous spirit made such a great impact on our community.
The GHCC along with Glendale Healthy Kids works tirelessly to improve the quality of our community. They provide low to no-cost healthcare for children and work with businesses and individuals to promote a well-rounded environment focus not only on healthcare, but also education and art. Through its many projects, the GHCC promotes the belief that the health and prosperity of a community depends on the participation of all of its citizens. It seeks to foster a volunteer spirit and to nurture creativity and forward thinking. The GHCC Luncheon on November 7th was held in commemoration of the organization’s 20 years of service to the people of Glendale.
If you are looking for ways to get involved in making our city a healthier place, take a look at the GHCC Facebook page. Give them a Like and keep up with what’s going on! Before I sign off, I would like to say congratulations to my fellow Tom Miller Award recipient, Sylvia Lofftus, founder of the Glendale Community Free Health Clinic. It is a privilege to share this distinction with you.
// Sam Solakyan