Community Partners in Caring (CPC) hosted their 14th annual Volunteer Recognition Luncheon on Tuesday, November 15, 2011 at the Radisson Hotel in Santa Maria, CA. Volunteers attended from Santa Maria, Lompoc, and Santa Ynez Valleys. 109 volunteers and their guests attended the event.CPC awarded the Faith in Action Church of the Year to Church for Life of Santa Maria, Business of the Year to Jack’s Plumbing, and 10 year volunteer awards, five year volunteer, and “Above and Beyond” volunteer awards. Santa Maria Mayor Pro Tem, Alice Patino gave a word of thanks to the 109 volunteers and their guests in attendance. Ms. Etta Waterfield from Senator Blakeslee’s office was also in attendance. CPC’s of 90 volunteers helped 441 seniors 5,065 times last FY (July 1-June30), donating 57,656 miles, and 5311 hours.

CPC located at 111 North Vine Street in Santa Maria, at 111 South “I” Street, Ste. C1 in Lompoc (in Chamber of Commerce), and at 164 W. Hwy 246 in Buellton (in Buellton Senior Center) provides volunteer services to any senior (62+) in need of transportation, friendly visitors, minor home repairs, or yard work. For more information on the services provided by CPC, please call or visit: 805.925.8000 Santa Maria, 805.737.1976 Lompoc, 805.688.1100 Buellton,