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2016 Volunteer Awards Nominee Profiles
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Veronica Granados
Nominated by Lisa Easter    

Veronica is hailed as an amazing driving force in the ongoing battle against drug addiction. Veronica volunteers her time to educate and share the realistic repercussions of drugs. She is known as a person who will drop anything to go to someone who needs her.

Veronica has fought on a state level to combat the drug epidemic. She has helped countless souls through being a mentor and friend to family members of addicts who would otherwise be lost.
In nominating Veronica, Lisa Easter said, “She without a doubt is a tremendous asset to the recovering and battling residents of Calvert County and beyond.”

  Walter Gutowski
Nominated by Patuxent Habitat for Humanity

Introducing Calvert You Are Beautiful 2016 honoree Walter Gutowski. Though Walter runs a computer services company, his "fun time" is working with his hands. He began his volunteer work with Patuxent Habitat for Humanity three years ago when his son's friend asked for help in building her new habitat home. Since that time he has been volunteering on a regular basis, accumulating more than 200 volunteer hours.

He has been involved with three veterans' critical home repairs, a home deconstruction and more. Patuxent Habitat for Humanity is grateful for his dedication to the organization.
Terri Justin
Nominated by Gail Patterson

Terri has worked with the Calvert County Nursing Center Auxiliary since 2000 in support of its mission to advocate for the nursing center’s residents. She served as president of the auxiliary for six years and is said to have put her heart, mind and soul into leading the group.
During her tenure, the auxiliary was involved in many activities to support the nursing center, including

• Carefully utilizing community donations and gifts
• The granting of 62 wishes through the Make A Wish program
• The purchase of 110 flat screen TVs for residents' rooms
• The annual Christmas Let's Care Luncheon and Community Spring Game Day Luncheon        

In her nomination, Gail Patterson has this to say about Terri: “Everything she did was about showing love for the residents.”

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