LOS ANGELES, April 6, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- ONEgeneration, a leader in inter-generational care and community services, announced the honorees of the Enriching Lives, Trailblazer and Leadership awards at its annual ONEgeneration gala on April 1, 2016.
"We're thrilled to honor these individuals and companies for their unwavering support for seniors in our community," said Eva Goetz, CEO of ONEgeneration. "By committing both volunteer time and financial resources to safety-net services, the honorees have shown their on-going commitment to improving the quality of life for our seniors."
Paul Markovich, CEO of Blue Shield of California, accepted the Enriching Lives award recognizing Blue Shield as a leader in the field of health and wellness that has enriched the lives of seniors, children and families throughout the community. In addition to volunteering at ONEgeneration, Blue Shield employees support the local food banks, serving underprivileged and homeless seniors, and host educational health events at Senior Centers in Los Angeles and Ventura counties.
Dr. Lyn Levine received the Trailblazer award for her dedication to creating meaningful change in the community, and Clumeck Stern Schenkelberg & Getzoff was honored with the Leadership Award for actively supporting organizations and activities that help achieve positive change in the community.
"We've been working closely with ONEgeneration to increase safety-net programs for residents across Ventura and Los Angeles counties, and are proud to support an organization that truly makes a difference in the lives of both seniors and children," Markovich said.
ONEgeneration is a non-profit organization located in the San Fernando Valley whose mission is to enrich the lives of seniors, children and their families throughout our diverse community. ONEgeneration provides an array of services including an adult daycare, childcare, senior center, care management and nutrition programs for frail seniors along with the operation of the Encino Farmers Market on Sundays. ONEgeneration is proud to be an award winning program recognized for outstanding intergenerational programming and innovation.
Jennifer Davine – Marketing and Development
Eva Chow Goetz, CEO
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SOURCE Blue Shield of California