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Yavapai County honors local nonprofit
Written by Lu Stitt   
Saturday, 03 November 2012 00:00

Good works deserve recognition, and Cornucopia Community Advocates recently received an award for just that from the Yavapai County Community Foundation.

Julie and Harvey Grady, founders of Cornucopia Community Advocates, recently received the Yavapai County Community Foundation’s 2012 Community Benefactor Joy of Giving Award. Cornucopia is a Village of Oak Creek-based social service  organization that works with other organizations on mentoring, resources and advocacy.The foundation recently named the nonprofit, based in the Village of Oak Creek, as its Community Benefactor in the foundation’s 2012 Joy of Giving awards, which pays tribute to the exceptional contributions of local people and organizations to the betterment of the county.

The honor Cornucopia received included a $1,000 monetary award, which the organization’s founders Harvey and Julie Grady passed along to the Verde Food Council, one of the many area programs Cornucopia supports.

“Winning the award helps us inform the community of emergent community needs. We work with other organization to create resources that address that need. What it takes is neighbor helping neighbor and friend helping friend,” Harvey Grady said.

For the full story, see the Wednesday, Oct. 31, edition of The Camp Verde Journal or the Cottonwood Journal Extra.

 

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