LANL Honors its Employee and Retiree Volunteers

Virginia Stovall, volunteer with the Los Alamos Retired and Senior Organization, listens to Los Alamos National Laboratory Deputy Director Beth Sellers deliver the keynote speech at the annual LANL Volunteer Recognition Awards ceremony Thursday morning at Fuller Lodge. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

LANL Deputy Director Beth Sellers commends the many Laboratory employees who perform community volunteer service. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

More than 120 people attended the LANL Volunteer Recognition Awards ceremony held Thursday on the lawn at Fuller Lodge. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

From left, Sadie Martinez, Gabriella Rodriguez, Zenaida Hall, Jerry London and Marie Milsap all volunteer with the Espanola Presbyterian Auxiliary. Rodriguez volunteered 1,335 hours of service, ranking her fifth place among retiree volunteers. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

LANS Executive Staff Director Jerry Ethridge and LANL Deputy Director Beth Sellers, right, present a certificate of appreciation to LANL employee Nancy Dean. At 1,872 hours, Nancy Dean logged the second highest number of volunteer hours with her work for the New Mexico United States Bowling Congress. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

LANL Community Programs Office Director Kurt Steinhaus welcomes everyone to the annual LANL Volunteer Recognition Awards ceremony Thursday. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

LANL employees Liz Martineau, left, and Celestina Martinez pose with Community Programs Office Director Kurt Steinhaus. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

LANS Executive Staff Director Jerry Ethridge and LANL Deputy Director Beth Sellers, right, pose with Virginia Stovall who accepted an award of $9,950 for the Los Alamos Retired and Seniors Organization. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

Volunteers receive a packet at the sign-in table that included a certificate of Appreciation from Los Alamos National Laboratory for their volunteer community service. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

Volunteers Mary Mariner of the Kiwanis Club of Los Alamos and her husband Joe Mariner of the Military Order of World Wars pose for a picture before the start of Thursday’s awards ceremony. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

Audience members and Lab officials listen to inspiring acts of volunteer service. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

LANS Executive Staff Director Jerry Ethridge and LANL Deputy Director Beth Sellers pose with a representative from the Boy Scouts of America, Great Southwest Council, which received an award for $6,600. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

LANL employee Adan Ortega poses with LANL Deputy Director Beth Sellers after receiving a certificate for his volunteer work. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

A table held the many certificates and awards distributed to LANL employees and retirees Thursday at the LANL Volunteer Recognition Awards ceremony. Photo by Salvador Zapien/ladailypost.com

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