Pacifica Library Assistant, Chris Vance, is the recipient of KPIX's Jefferson Award for Public Service. He has been recognized for his work with the Sanchez Library Garden, and his relationship with the Pacifica Resource Center. The produce from the Sanchez Library Garden is donated to the Resource Center and distributed to their clientele. An annual yield from the garden is roughly 800 pounds of vegetables!
The Jefferson Award Selection Committee's guiding principles are degree of community impact, inspiration, sustainability of effort, innovation, and fulfilling a community need. Chris has met those standards and more.
Check out the segment that aired on KPIX recently.