GOLDEN PLATE AWARDS – LIST OF HONOREES

>>AWARDS DESCRIPTIONS<<

22nd Annual GPA – 2021

HEART IN HAND HUMANITARIANS
Mickey and Lee Segal (see bio)

NEIGHBORS HELPING NEIGHBORS BUSINESS AWARD
Air Tro (see bio)

NEIGHBORS HELPING NEIGHBORS YOUTH SERVICE AWARD
Fruit 4 Homeless (see bio)

CARL FOOTE LEGACY AWARD
Mr. Alan Story (see bio)

21st Annual GPA – 2020

40th Birthday Celebration
Celebrating Foothill Unity Center, Inc.

CARL FOOTE LEGACY AWARD
Roberta Preskill (see bio)

20th Annual GPA – 2019

HEART IN HAND HUMANITARIAN AWARD
Posthumously Awarded to Ms. Jaylene Moseley

NEIGHBORS HELPING NEIGHBORS BUSINESS AWARD
Pink Transfer Inc.

CARL FOOTE LEGACY AWARD
Ms. Janet Wall and Laurie Orvis

19th Annual GPA – 2018

HEART IN HAND HUMANITARIAN AWARD
Gaetano D’Aquino

NEIGHBORS HELPING NEIGHBORS AWARD
Toyota Financial Services
Food Forward
Villa Esperanza Services

18th Annual GPA – 2017

HEART IN HAND HUMANITARIAN AWARD
Lois Gaston

NEIGHBORS HELPING NEIGHBORS AWARD
Minuteman Transport
Volunteer Center of San Gabriel Valley
Foothill Workforce Development Board Youth Program

17th Annual GPA – 2016

HEART IN HAND HUMANITARIAN AWARD
David Steinmeier

NEIGHBORS HELPING NEIGHBORS AWARD
Arcadia Association of REALTORS®
Pasadena-Foothill Association of REALTORS®
Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanical Garden
City of Duarte Public Safety Local Harvest Program

16th Annual GPA – 2015

35th Birthday Celebration
Celebrating Foothill Unity Center, Inc.

15th Annual GPA – 2014

HEART IN HAND HUMANITARIAN AWARD
Cynthia Kurtz

NEIGHBORS HELPING NEIGHBORS AWARD
Colleen McEvoy
Simplicity Bank
Temple Beth David
Pasadena Jewish Temple Center
Weizman Day School
Jewish Federation of the San Gabriel and Pomona Valleys

14th Annual GPA – 2012

HUMANITARIAN OF THE DECADE
Joan Whitenack
Ray Wheeler

HEART IN HAND HUMANITARIAN AWARD
Lorraine Bernstein

NEIGHBORS HELPING NEIGHBORS AWARD
Wells Fargo
Bruce Laughton and Gary Harrigian

13th Annual GPA – 2011

HEART IN HAND HUMANITARIAN AWARD
Bob Bartlett, Monrovia
Robin Salzer, Pasadena

NEIGHBORS HELPING NEIGHBORS AWARD
Henry and Lou Thedinga
Southern California Edison
Monrovian Family Restaurant

12th Annual GPA – 2010

HEART IN HAND HUMANITARIAN AWARD
Jeff and Patti Patton Bader
Les Peterson

NEIGHBORS HELPING NEIGHBORS AWARD
Marshall’s
Monrovia Reads
Kathey Valentine

11th Annual GPA – 2009

HEART IN HAND HUMANITARIAN AWARD
Bernard Melekian
Betty Sanford
Sandra Thomas

10th Annual GPA – 2008

HEART IN HAND HUMANITARIAN AWARD
Peter Hoffman

NEIGHBORS HELPING NEIGHBORS AWARD
Worley Parsons
Jan Noto
Citrus College
Carl E. Wynn Foundation
National Charity League, Ticketockers

9th Annual GPA – 2006

HEART IN HAND HUMANITARIAN AWARD
Leo Stallworth

NEIGHBORS HELPING NEIGHBORS AWARD
Bob Howlett
Bill Sadler
The Center for Community and Family Services
Santa Anita Park
Driftwood Dairy
Patton/Faith/Sandford
La Canada Kiwanis Club
Vons Foundation

8th Annual GPA – 2005

HEART IN HAND HUMANITARIAN AWARD
Reyna Diaz

NEIGHBORS HELPING NEIGHBORS AWARD
Jim Sano
Ethel Weber
Holiday Inn, Monrovia,
First Baptist Church of Monrovia-Arcadia
Key Club Arcadia High School
Linda Taubenreuther
Lorraine Bernstein and Chuck Searls
Assembly Member Carol Liu
The California Impression

7th Annual – 2004

HEART IN HAND HUMANITARIAN AWARD
Glen Coleman

NEIGHBORS HELPING NEIGHBORS AWARD
Irene Yamagata-Bermudez
Trader Joes
Sierra Auto Cars
First Presbyterian Church of Monrovia
Duarte Youth Works Duarte Public Safety Dept.
Mimi Liu
Liz Lincoln
Mark and Diane Versaggi
Congressman David Dreier

6th Annual GPA – 2003

HEART IN HAND HUMANITARIAN AWARD
Jillaine Harkema, R.N.

NEIGHBORS HELPING NEIGHBORS AWARD
Fred Vogelsang
Linda Arena
Marvel Newton, Arcadia Association of Realtors
ABC Eyewitness News Team
L.A. Party Work
Boy Scout Troop 185, Duarte
Maryknoll Sisters

5th Annual GPA – 2002

HEART IN HAND HUMANITARIAN AWARD
Joe Santoro

NEIGHBORS HELPING NEIGHBORS AWARD
Miller Brewing Company
John and Yvonne Jorgensen
Tina Aluzzi
Daneisha Ross
The Dollmakers
Aztec Hotel-Brass Elephant
Church of the Good Shepherd United Methodist, Arcadia
Methodist Hospital of Southern California

4th Annual GPA – 2001

HEART IN HAND HUMANITARIAN AWARD
James Kirchner

NEIGHBORS HELPING NEIGHBORS AWARD
Thelma Mosley
Connie Motander
Anita Oaks School
The Seider Family
Oneonta Congregational Church, South Pasadena
Little Stuga Gift Shop (Joan Sheets)
J.P. Paper Shredders (Donna and Gideon Leiby)
L.A. Regional Food Bank (Michael Flood, Executive Director)

3rd Annual GPA – 2000

HEART IN HAND HUMANITARIAN AWARD
Lisa Magno

NEIGHBORS HELPING NEIGHBORS AWARD
Jan Noto
Melissa Morales
Pacific Bell
Albertsons, Monrovia
Bob Wight
Altrusa Intl. Inc. of Arcadia
The Rose Hills Foundation

2nd Annual GPA – 1999

HEART IN HAND HUMANITARIAN AWARD
Viola Kentner

NEIGHBORS HELPING NEIGHBORS AWARD
H.N. and Frances Berger Foundation
Kathryn Andrade
Mathew L Stern
Assemblyman Bob Margett
Vons Pavilions, Monrovia
The Buddhist Compassionate Relief Tzu Chi Foundation, U.S.A.
City of Monrovia Employees We Care Foundation
Santa Anita Family Services

1st Annual GPA – 1998

HEART IN HAND HUMANITARIAN AWARD
Louise Hewitt

NEIGHBORS HELPING NEIGHBORS AWARD
Dr. Fred Loya
Howard Sears
Barbara Garett
Josephine Anderson
Jeanette Crocker
James Wilson
Boeing Corporation
KGEM
Immaculate Conception
Arcadia Monrovia Soroptimists
Mike Antonovich
State Senator Richard Mountjoy