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Lambert Award Recipients Announced

Two of Nevada County’s leading homeless advocates have been selected as recipients of the 28th Annual Colonel William Lambert Award. It’s presented each year, as part of Nevada City’s Constitution Day Celebration, which is Sunday. Joanna Robinson and Cindy Maple are co-founders of Hospitality House. Marching Presidents founder, and city Vice-Mayor, David Parker, says the Lambert Award recognizes outstanding contributions to the area…

click to listen to David Parker

Lambert is the founder of the parade. Robinson was very active in the funding campaign to build the $1.5 million Hospitality House emergency shelter in Grass Valley…

click to listen to David Parker

Maple served as the executive director of Hospitality House. She resigned last year and has since moved to Las Vegas. Robinson will be a guest of the Marching Presidents in Sunday’s parade and will accept the awards for both herself and Maple at the group’s post-awards banquet at Miner’s Foundry.

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