LEAD recognizes grassroots community leadership by partnering with 10News to present the monthly 10News LEADership Awards. LEAD also celebrates visionary leadership with the annual Visionary Awards, Southern California’s premier leadership recognition event.
Beverly Weurding is honored with the 10News LEADership Award for founding the Wheelchair Dancers Organization, which provides free dance classes for both people in wheelchairs and the able-bodied volunteers who dance with them.
Chloe Gubbay is honored with the 10News LEADership Award for launching the Teen Giving Club to work with disadvantaged youth locally and globally and inspire youth to discover their passion in volunteering.
Mary Struble is honored with the 10News LEADership Award for her leadership of the Free Flight Exotic Bird Sanctuary, which provides children and adults with interactive programs with parrots and brings education programs into schools.
Tony Perez is honored with the 10News LEADership Award for starting Operation Game On, which uses golf as a form of rehabilitation for returning combat-injured troops suffering from physical and mental disabilities.