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Local Heroes for Peace Award to Marylia Kelley and Tri-Valley CAREs

Monsday, November 20, 2017
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The Mt. Diablo Peace and Justice Center presented Tri-Valley CAREs and Executive Director, Marylia Kelley, the 2017 Local Heroes for Peace Award at its 9th Annual Awards Dinner Saturday, November 18th.

This duo-award (pictured right) not only honors the efforts on a local level, but also has U.S. Congressional Recognition. Tri-Valley CAREs was awarded for its contributions to nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament and for improving environmental cleanup at Livermore Lab. Additionally Marylia Kelley received an individual award for her leadership role over the past four decades.


With much joy, 15 Tri-Valley CAREs members and staff attended the event to acknowledge the achievements of local community members and their organizations with the Mt. Diablo community.