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Community Builder Award

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The “Community Builder Award” is an award the District presents to local individuals, businesses, and organizations for their volunteer service, sponsorship, promotion of programs and events, outstanding service in the interest of the District, and for other contributions significant to McKinleyville’s quality of life.

December 2020, District staff identified Hooven & Co., Inc. as a worthy recipient of this award for their dedication to the community through donations and service. Hooven and Co., Inc. was established in 1977 and has been dedicated to making McKinleyville a better place. The Hoovens were born and raised here, attended school, and played sports in McKinleyville. They have dedicated their time with volunteering and fundraising for over 30 years and always bring a positive attitude.

They are one of the Districts resources when it comes to emergency responses and have gladly responded when in need.

Previous Recipients:

February 2019 - Kelly Miller and Christine Willfong

June 2018 - Rosemary Freret

January 2018 - Sheriff’s Citizens on Patrol (SCOP)

January 2017 - Aaron Ostrom

January 2016 - Humboldt County 5th District Supervisor, Ryan Sundberg

December 2014 - Humboldt Area Foundation

March 2013 - Humboldt Regional Occupational Program

February 2013 - Norman Shopay

January 2013 - Northern Humboldt Employment Services

July 2011 - McKinleyville Land Trust

May 2011 - McKinleyville Press

November 2010 - John Kulstad

October 2010 - Friends of the McKinleyville Library

September 2010 - Humboldt County CalWORKS Welfare-to-Work Department

August 2010 - Kiwanis Club of McKinleyville

July 2010 - Coast Central Credit Union