DOROTHY SMITH HONORED AT THE 2017 WOMEN OF THE YEAR- “ UNSUNG HEROINES” EVENT
DUARTE, CA, MAY 1, 2017- With over 50 years of giving back to her community, longtime Duarte Community Services Council volunteerDorothy Smith was honored at the 2017 Women of the Year- “Unsung Heroines” award ceremony for her outstanding contributions to the City of Duarte. During the April 21st luncheon, hosted by U.S. Congresswoman Grace Napolitano, Smith was recognized for her dedication, passion, and push for change for residents of Duarte.
Dorothy joined the Duarte Community Service Council in 1960, and became president in 1990. Through her volunteerism for the hungry and oftentimes forgotton, Dorothy has become an iconic role model in the community known for enriching and empowering the lives of those she touches. Dorothy’s community work varies from generously volunteering her time to the youth summer lunch programs, to assisting Spanish speaking women prepare for exams and overcome the language barrier. Congratulations Dorothy!
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