Danville volunteers honored at awards

Annual event honors community service, installs new Mayor

Over 250 people turned out Tuesday evening to applaud the efforts of Danville Community members who have given of their time to make a difference and to welcome in Danville’s new Mayor. The 32nd Annual Mayor’s Installation and Community Service Awards was held Dec. 3, 2013 at the Danville Community Center. The event gives the Town an opportunity to honor those Danville residents who give of themselves to better the community.

Award recipients for 2013 include:

Parks & Leisure Services Commission Volunteer of the Year Award

Ed Angle

Arts Commission Volunteer of the Year Award

Rick and Barbara Mahon

Volunteer of the Year Award

Ricardo Leon

Outgoing Commissioners in 2013


Design Review Board

Lynn Overcashier (3/16/10-9/30/13)

Parks and Leisure Services Commission

Scott Tinetti (7/1/09 –1/31/13)

Turner Stanton (7/1/10-6/30/13)=

Heritage Resource Commission

Randy Haberl (12/1/99-12/31/12)

Arts Commission

Brigitte Bize (11/15/11-7/3/13)

Rosemarie Hyatt (3/1/09-6/30/13)

Service Awards

Four years of service

Victoria Brooks (Arts Commission 3/1/09)

Rosemarie Hyatt (Arts Commission 3/1/09-6/30/13)

Scott Tinetti (Parks and Leisure Services Commission 7/1/09-6/30/13)

Eight years of service

Jane Joyce (Parks & Leisure Services Commission  7/1/05)

Stewart Proctor (Parks & Leisure Services Commisssion  7/1/05)

Twelve years of service

Susan Ritner (Arts Commission  2/19/02)

Awards of Merit

Hannah McAlister, for her extensive volunteerism, leadership and work with children with disabilities.

Lori Garcia, for her passion in organizing the Danville Relay for Life event and raising funds for the American Cancer Society.

Susie Wingate, for appearing as the snow angel at the annual Lighting of the Old Oak Tree event for the past 19 years.

 Lee Halverson, for his dedication and extensive service to the veterans community.

Architectural Awards

1. Outstanding Commercial Remodel

Project:  Incontro Ristorante, 455 Hartz Avenue

Architect/Contractor:  GEM Builders

Owner:  Lawrence and Patricia Mooney

2.  Outstanding Public/Semi-Public design

Project: Veterans Memorial Building, 400 Hartz Avenue

Scope of Work:  Building and Site Renovation

Owner:  Town of Danville

Architect:  Architectural Resources Group Inc.

Builder:  Zovich and Sons, Inc.

3.  Outstanding Heritage resource design

Project: Weinberg Commercial Development Project, 160 E. Prospect

Building Owner: Todd Weinberg

Scope of Work: Renovation and remodel of craftsman bungalow

Architect: Barry Volkmann Architects

Builder: Branagh Development

Michael K. Shimansky Community Service Award

Packs with Love (Madi and Kinsey Mascali)

For collecting, cleaning and filling more than 3,200 backpacks that are donated to homeless and less fortunate elementary students in underprivileged areas in time for the first day of school.


Award of Special Recognition

David Miller , for organizing the annual Danville Hot Summer Nights Car Shows.

The Danville Award

Role Players Ensemble, for entertaining, educating and providing high quality theatre experiences in the San Ramon Valley for the past 26 years.

After the awards were handed out, the council held their annual Mayoral vote. By unanimous vote, Vice-Mayor Robert Storer was named Danville Mayor. Council members then unanimously elected Mike Doyle to serve as Vice-Mayor.

For more information on the Community Service Awards, contact City Clerk Marie Sunseri at (925) 314-3401 or [email protected].

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