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Ticket Sales Deadline: March 8th

The awards ceremony will be at the Napa Valley Expo on Thursday, March 14, 2019, 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Doors will open at 10:30a.m., so arrive early for any additional networking. We are offering table sponsorship opportunities to help provide gratis tickets for youth nominees to attend the luncheon. Help us honor these 15 young activists by becoming a Gold Table Sponsor today

 

 

Proudly produced by CVNL , the 4th Annual Heart of Napa™ Awards recognizes outstanding nonprofits and the committed individuals who serve them. This year we will be celebrating the work of 71 nominees and awarding $22,500 back into the nonprofit community. Toggle through the award categories below to see which individuals are being honored at this year’s luncheon.

HAVE QUESTIONS? Contact our Event Coordinator, Melissa, at 415.448.0322

2018 Nominees

Achievement in Nonprofit Excellence

The Achievement in Nonprofit Excellence Award and $5,000 will be presented to an organization that has demonstrated exemplary service to their constituents.

American Canyon Community and Parks Foundation
Cafeteria Kids Theater
Calistoga Affordable Housing
Calistoga Firefighters Association
Canyon Oaks PTO
Community Resources for Children
The Hero Foundation
Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch
Loving Animals Providing Smiles
Molly’s Angels of Napa Valley
Moving Forward Towards Independence
Music in the Vineyards
Napa County Resource Conservation District
Napa Emergency Women’s Services (NEWS)
Napa Valley Education Foundation
One Mind
Operation Access
The Patrick Savage Memorial Corporation and GIGG
Rebuild Wine Country
Share the Care Napa Valley
Solano-Napa Habitat for Humanity
Teens Connect
United Cerebral Palsy of the North Bay, Inc.

SPONSOR: Kaiser Permanente Napa-Solano 

Volunteer of the Year

The Volunteer of the Year Award and $5,000 for the recipient’s nonprofit will be presented to an individual (other than a board member) who has provided exemplary volunteer service to a Napa nonprofit organization.

Shannon Hattyar, Girls on the Run Napa & Solano
Michele Lex, Napa High School Athletic Boosters
LC Naylor, Solano-Napa Habitat for Humanity
Walter Norton, Community Action Napa Valley (CANV)
Michael Rupprecht, The Hero Foundation
Karrie Sanderlin, Napa Emergency Women’s Services (NEWS)
Muriel Snyder, Molly’s Angels of Napa Valley
Stacy Soberalski Hersly, Aldea Children and Family Services

SPONSOR Syar Foundation

Excellence in Board Leadership

The Excellence in Board Leadership Award and $2,500 for the recipient’s nonprofit will be presented to an exceptional volunteer member of a Napa nonprofit board of directors.

Maira Ayala, OLE Health
Sara DeVrevel, Paws for Healing, Inc.
Anne Evans, Music in the Vineyards
Randy Gnagy, Napa Emergency Women’s Services (NEWS)
Mary Ellen Hester, Calistoga Affordable Housing
Chuck McMinn, NapaLearns
Chuck McMinn, Napa Valley Vine Trail Coalition
Chuck McMinn, Rail Arts District Napa
Sarah Memmott Dunn, Zero Prostate Cancer Napa Valley
Marilyn Soulsburg, Greater Napa Valley Fair Housing Center
Hilary Zunin, Napa Valley CanDo

SPONSORS: Comerica Bank 

Excellence in Leadership

The Excellence in Leadership Award and $5,000 for the recipient’s nonprofit will be presented to an executive director who has demonstrated excellence in leadership and whose vision has inspired meaningful and lasting change benefiting the organization and community.

Olivia Everett Dodd, Arts Council Napa Valley
Aimée Guillot & Olivia Cowell, Cafeteria Kids Theater
Larry Kromann, Calistoga Affordable Housing
Kathleen Reynolds, Napa Valley Community Housing
Fran Rosenberg, Molly’s Angels of Napa Valley
Peter Shaw, Crosswalk Community Church
Monica Stevens, Jameson Animal Rescue Ranch
Rob Weiss, Mentis
Pablo Zatarain, Greater Napa Valley Fair Housing Center

SPONSOR: Redwood Credit Union

Corporate Community Service

The Corporate Community Service Award will be presented to a business that has fostered and encouraged volunteerism and philanthropy among its employees.

Adventist Health St. Helena
Kaiser Permanente Napa-Solano
Pride Mountain Vineyards
Queen of the Valley Medical Center
Redwood Credit Union

SPONSORS: Pacific Gas and Electric Company

Youth Volunteer of the Year

Up to five Youth Volunteer of the Year Awards of $1,000 each will be presented to full-time middle or high school students serving a Napa nonprofit in the community, education or faith environment.

Vanessa Chen, Napa Library
Chloe Dinsdale, COOL School After School Program
Emma Healy, First United Methodist Church & Napa Valley Service Project x2
Vivian Kammerer, Napa High School Interact Global Club
Jennifer Lopez, Boys and Girls Clubs of Napa Valley
Katherine Maia Manzagol, Napa High School
Eric Navarro, Boys and Girls Clubs of Napa Valley
Joel Navarro, Boys and Girls Clubs of Napa Valley
Yiliana Perez, COOL School After School Program
Aliza Schuler, Girls on the Run Napa & Solano
Bailey Stone, Teens Connect
Marisol Vallejo, COOL School After School Program
Daisy Zamora, LGBTQ Connection Napa/Sonoma
Owen Zuidema, Napa High School Interact Global Club

SPONSOR: Bank of Marin

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