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News - January 28, 2011

President confers lifetime 'Call to Service' award

Linda Vargas, 83, has volunteered at Palo Alto's Abilities United for 37 years

by Sue Dremann

An 83-year-old woman who has volunteered in Palo Alto for 37 years received a presidential award from President Barack Obama on Wednesday (Jan. 26).

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Posted by congratulations!, a resident of College Terrace
on Jan 28, 2011 at 5:30 pm

Congratulations, Ms. Vargas. This is an honor well earned.

And thank you to the newspaper for writing and publishing such a nice article.