This year’s Citizen of the Year Award dinner held last month at the Palos Verdes Country Club recognized Rosemary Humphrey as the 2012 Citizen of the Year for her very long list of community achievements; her impact and breadth of service in the volunteer environment; for her many years of service on the Palos Verdes Estates City Council, and as Principal of Rancho del Mar Continuation High School. The Chamber also honored the San Pedro and Peninsula YMCA and the Kiwanis Club of Rolling Hills Estates.
Honoree Rosemary Humphrey with chamber members John Polen, Premier Bank, Liz Griggs, Promenade on the Peninsula and Shawn Nejad, Rancho Palos Verdes Flowers.
Master of Ceremonies, Allen Bond, honoree, Kiwanis President Richard Sherman and presenter John Polen.
MC Allen Bond, YMCA honoree Executive Director Julie Turner-Tisue, for Best Nonprofit Organization, presenter Laura Schenasi and Chamber Director Eileen Hupp.
Rosemary Humphrey receives congratulations for her Citizen of the Year award from PVE Mayor George Bird, PVP Education Foundation Director Andrea Sala, MC Allen Bond, Chamber board member Terri Haack and Rancho del Mar graduate Charles Eldred.
National Charity League members with Rosemary from left, Sharon Zahorian, Hilrey Waxler, Heather Schuchert and Britt Huff.
Representing the PVP Rotary Club are Julia Parton and current President Greg O’Brien and his wife Carolyn O’Brien.
Representing the Kiwanis Club of Rolling Hills Estates for their outstanding community service program are Georgette Peoriz-Tahan, John Williams and Carolyn Price.
Chamber board members Kathy Gould, PPV Library District her husband Don Gould and Sherry Kramer, Continental Development Corp.
Chamber Director David Adishian and Judy Adishian.
Past PV Education Foundation Presidents from left Dave Wageman, Paula Del Vicaruio, Marilyn Prindle, Karen Olson, Marlene Young, Malcolm Sharp and in front, Cyndi Demboski.
Daughter Rachael Humphrey with her mother Rosemary
City Council representatives from left, John Addleman, RHE, Susan Brooks, RPV, George Bird, PVE and Susie Seamans, RHE.