Friday, 23 February 2024

'Stars' named at annual celebration held Sunday

LAKE COUNTY, Calif. – Nearly two dozen of Lake County's most valued volunteers and leaders were honored during the Stars of Lake County Awards ceremony, held Sunday night in Clearlake Oaks.

Humanitarians, students, volunteers and those who have given of themselves over the years were celebrated during the Sunday reception and dinner.

The winners are listed below.

  • Humanitarian of the Year: Dr. Paula Dhanda, Kelseyville
  • Senior of the Year: Janet Taylor, Lakeport
  • Volunteer of the Year: Phyllis Kelsey, Middletown
  • Female Student: Cheyanne Horvath, Cobb
  • Male Student: Eli Wade, Clearlake
  • Youth Advocate – Professional: Bill MacDougall, Kelseyville
  • Youth Advocate – Volunteer: Bill Stone and Alvaro Valencia, Clearlake
  • Agriculture Award: Farm to School Program, Kelseyville
  • Organization – Nonprofit: Healthy Start, Lakeport
  • Organization – Volunteer: Any Positive Change, Lower Lake
  • Environmental Award    : Gae Henry and Henry Bornstein, Anderson Marsh Interpretive Association, Lower Lake
  • New Business    of the Year: 2 Women Traders, Middletown
  • Small Business of the Year: Here for the Holidays/Accents on the Lake, Kelseyville
  • Large Business of the Year: Calpine Corp., Middletown
  • Best Idea of the Year: Window Treatments for Vacant Storefronts, Lake County
  • Local Hero Award: Amy Zingone, Clearlake Oaks
  • Arts Award – Professional: Verna Wicks-De Martino, Lakeport
  • Arts Award – Amateur: Lake County Quilt Trail
  • Spirit of Lake County: Voris Brumfield
  • Selection Committee Special Award: John Fulton
  • Woman of the Year: Antoinette Funderburg, Lakeport
  • Man of the Year: Tom Lincoln, Lakeport
  • Lifetime Achievement: Stephen R. Elias, Esquire, Lakeport

Upcoming Calendar

02.24.2024 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Lake County Theatre Co. lip sync event
03.02.2024 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Special Olympics Polar Plunge
St. Patrick's Day
Easter Sunday
Easter Monday
Tax Day

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