Center for nonprofits honors civic service

January 19, 2023

The Center for Volunteer and Nonprofit Leadership has announced the recipients of its annual Heart of Marin Award.

The award program, which is in its 30th year, honors nonprofit volunteers, leaders and organizations. The awards ceremony was held Jan. 12 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in San Rafael.

The honorees and their award categories included:

The Marin Independent Journal, corporate community service; John Beltran of the Marine Mammal Center, volunteer of the year; Tiana Wimmer of Enriching Lives Through Music, board leadership; the Marin Agricultural Land Trust’s Drought Resilience and Water Security Initiative, innovation; Andy Naja-Riese of the Agricultural Institute of Marin, leadership; Mount Tamalpais College at San Quentin State Prison, achievement in nonprofit excellence; and the Rev. Jane Adams Spahr, LGBTQ activist, lifetime achievement.

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