Orange County Department on Aging and the Senior Health Advocacy and Resource Partners of Orange County (SHARP) honored thirty-one individuals for their outstanding service in long-term care on May 9 during the SHARP Award ceremony.
Commissioner Renee Price represented the Board of Orange County Commissioners and recognized all fifty-six nominees including seven individuals who received the following 2019 SHARP Direct Care Worker awards:
Client Impact Award: Pearl McGill and Christina Rich
Going the Extra Mile Award: Chastity Bullock-Sassone and Tom Riley
Leadership Award: Lynette Moore and Melvin Brodie
Longevity Award: Patricia Miller
Rising Star Award: Evelyn Zacatenco-Trejo and Mariah Littlejohn
Direct Care Worker of the Year: Rodah Samuel
(Photo from left) Rodah Samuel, 2019 Direct Care Worker of the Year, Renee Price, Vice-Chair, Orange County Board of County Commissioners, and Janice Tyler, Director, Orange County Department on Aging.