The Washington Apple Education Foundation has named Mallory Shindler its volunteer of the year in recognition of the many ways she supports the foundation.
Shindler, who is relationship support manager with Rabo AgriFinance in Richland, Washington, said she also encourages colleagues, friends, and family members to help the foundation. Last year, her company received the volunteer group of the year award.
The foundation this year awarded a total of $850,000 in scholarships to 225 students whose families work in the tree fruit industry. The foundation also makes grants to organizations that support farmworker families.
At its volunteer appreciation breakfast at Cave B Winery, George, in August, the foundation gave Domex Superfresh Growers its volunteer group award for 2015
Geraldine Warner was the editor of Good Fruit Grower from 1992-2015. During her tenure, she planned and prepared editorial content, wrote for the magazine, and managed the editorial team.
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