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Tri-Valley CAREs Wins “Local Heroes for Peace” Award

Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Posted by Marylia Kelley

We are pleased to announce that the Mt. Diablo Peace & Justice Center has chosen Tri-Valley CAREs as its 2017 Peace Hero for our group’s contributions to global nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament – and for improving environmental cleanup at Livermore Lab.


Additionally, Tri-Valley CAREs’ Executive Director, Marylia Kelley is receiving an individual award for her leadership role through the years since the organization’s founding in 1983.

This award marks the Mt. Diablo Peace & Justice Center’s 9th year of honoring local heroes. The center will present the awards at a gala event on Saturday, November 18, 6 pm – 9 pm at its new location in Lafayette.

There will be a full-course gourmet dinner, live music, silent auction, speakers, and a raffle – and you are invited to the winners’ table!

Call or email our Staff Attorney, Scott Yundt, if you would like to join the Tri-Valley CAREs’ table: or (925) 443-7148. Scott will send you all of the details.

Or, you may choose to purchase tickets through the Mt. Diablo Peace & Justice Center.