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The Elizabeth Adam Crump Manor Auxiliary has been named the 2017 Group Volunteer of the Year by the Virginia Health Care Association-Virginia Center for Assisted Living (VHCA-VCAL). Members of the Auxiliary have volunteered at Elizabeth Adam Crump Health and Rehab, a skilled nursing facility located in Glen Allen, for more than 30 years. A cornerstone of the Auxiliary’s volunteer efforts is their operation of the center’s gift shop. With the revenue from the gift shop, the Auxiliary is able to lavish the residents with individualized Christmas gifts and host special events like Mother’s Day and Father’s Day celebrations and a fall barbecue luncheon. The gift shop also serves as an important gathering place in the center where residents can socialize. Member of the Elizabeth Adam Crump Manor Auxiliary, represented by Linda Angel, Joyce Foster, Colleen Fox, Betty Lyon, and Susan Mills, were presented with this honor at the annual VHCA-VCAL Awards Banquet, held this year in Richmond on September 13.
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Broadcom Foundation and Society for Science & the Public recently announced that Cameron Sharma, a student at Moody Middle School in Henrico County, has been named a Top 30 finalist in the Broadcom MASTERS (Math, Applied Science, Technology and Engineering for Rising Stars) – a science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) competition for middle school students. Sharma was selected by a panel of distinguished scientists and engineers from a record high of 2,499 applicants in 37 states, Puerto Rico and the Department of Defense overseas. Sharma will travel to Washington, D.C. for the Broadcom MASTERS final competition Oct. 19-25 to compete for more than $100,000 in awards, including a top prize of $25,000. The Broadcom MASTERS is a program founded and produced by the Society for Science & the Public that seeks to inspire young scientists, engineers and innovators who will solve the grand challenges of the future.
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Ann Vaughan was awarded Grassroots Professional of the Year by the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) for her outstanding work to help make cancer a national priority. This annual award is given to an ACS CAN staff member whose collaborative efforts further the achievement of advocacy-related mission goals. Vaughan has worked for the American Cancer Society and ACS CAN for over 12 years. During this time, she has built a dynamic volunteer team in Virginia of over 14,000 volunteers. The award was presented on Sept. 10 in Washington, D.C., as part of the annual ACS CAN Leadership Summit and Lobby Day.
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Michael Thaler, co-founder and managing partner of Equity Concepts in Henrico County, recently was announced as one of three national finalists for the Global Community Impact Award as part of the eleventh-annual Invest in Others Awards. Thaler founded a nonprofit within his company in 2003 called Effective Ministries, Inc., as a result of a mission trip to Niger, Africa in 2001. EMI aims to improve the physical and spiritual lives of Nigeriens through a number of initiatives like schools, orphanages and jobs. He and his wife also adopted a daughter from Niger. Thaler will learn Sept. 28 if he won the award in his category.
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Charles Thoma, of Henrico, was awarded Gold Stars by The Citadel for earning a grade point ratio of 3.7 or higher during the spring 2017 semester. Students that achieve Gold Star recognition are also placed on The Citadel's dean's list.
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Hannah Christian Krudys, of Henrico, graduated Aug. 12 from Baylor University in Waco, Texas. Krudys earned a bachelor of science degree in Family and Consumer Science, Apparel Merchandising.
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Michael Quinan, of Henrico, was named to the dean’s list for the spring 2017 semester at Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y. To qualify for the dean’s list, students must earn a 3.3 or higher grade point average for the semester. Quinan is a graduate of Godwin High School.
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In recognition of her outstanding performance during the 2017 spring soccer season, Lillian Walker, of Henrico, received the Most Valuable Player Award at Randolph-Macon Academy. Walker also was awarded the Presidential Academic Education Award for Academic Excellence. Senior students selected for this award must demonstrate high motivation, initiative, integrity, intellectual depth, leadership qualities and exceptional judgment. Walker graduated May 27 from Randolph-Macon Academy. She is the daughter of Anne Walker of Henrico and Scott Walker of Richmond.
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Tonia Contelmo, of Henrico, was inducted into the Lincoln Memorial University-DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) inaugural class May 12. The GHHS is a signature program of the Arnold P. Gold Foundation, an international non-profit organization committed to fostering and maintaining a culture of compassion, caring and respect in health care. Student inductees were nominated by their classmates as exemplars of compassionate patient-centered care. Each nominee had to submit a personal statement as well as present a project promoting humanism, inspiring and nurturing humanism in others.
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