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Graciela Pulido Family has always been the most important part of Graciela Pulido’s life. The Columbian-born mother of two values every minute spent with her loved ones and extends considerable kindness to everyone fortunate enough to be part of her family. However, the Rancho Santa Margarita resident’s family circle goes far beyond her blood relatives and encompasses the many special seniors she cares for at Rancho Santa Margarita’s Park Terrace senior living facility. Pulido is being honored as the July recipient of Fairhaven’s Oliver Halsell Care Award. Fairhaven, an Orange County mortuary and memorial park with locations in Santa Ana and Mission Viejo, created the recognition program in 2012 to pay tribute to individuals who have demonstrated exceptional care in their profession, community and the world at large. As a resident assistant, Pulido cares for a group of 10-15 residents each day, attending to any and all needs that arise from the time they awake in the morning to when they retire at the end of the day. Her job is to help them live their daily lives in the most comfortable and healthy way possible. Pulido will be honored at Fairhaven’s Oliver Halsell Care Awards banquet in the fall at Fairhaven’s Mission Viejo location. The banquet honors a year’s worth of achievements among the local community. Additionally, Fairhaven will make a donation to Vida Abundante Church in her honor. About Fairhaven’s Oliver Halsell Care Award Fairhaven’s Oliver Halsell Care Award pays tribute to Orange County individuals whose kindness and dedication to serving others is inspirational. These courageous individuals go above and beyond their job descriptions to serve with the utmost care and compassion. Fairhaven’s Oliver Halsell Care Award winners come from many fields including private care, hospice, social work, counseling, assisted living, nursing, therapy and volunteer work. For more information and to nominate a deserving candidate, visit Fairhaven’s website: http://www.fairhavenmemorial.com/community/oliver-halsell-care-award or email CareAwards@FairhavenMemorial.com.
July 24, 2013

 
Leslie McSparran Death is not something to fear, according to St. Joseph Hospice volunteer Leslie McSparran. When her father was diagnosed with cancer in 1994, McSparran traveled back to Maryland to care for him. McSp... Read More
August 19, 2014
Stephen Williams Hein & Associates recently appointed Stephen T. Williams the National Director of International Tax Services. Williams brings over 25 years of experience assisting international companies and individ... Read More
August 19, 2014
Arthur Ong The Wooden Floor appointed PIMCO Executive Vice President Arthur Ong to its Board of Directors. Ong holds 27 years of legal experience with a J.D. from Fordham School of Law and currently sits on the ... Read More
August 15, 2014
Jim Driscoll The Wooden Floor appointed Jim Driscoll as Chairman of the Board. He holds several years Board Leadership experience, previously serving as Vice-Chair and where he was instrumental in furthering the B... Read More
August 15, 2014
James Owens James Owens, associate vice president and a financial adviser at Morgan Stanley, has been appointed MOMS Orange County’s board president. In this role he will use his financial background to help ensu... Read More
August 13, 2014
Konita Wilks Konita Wilks, DDS, is now dental director for Healthy Smiles for Kids of Orange County, one of the largest nonprofit dental health providers for children. Prior to completing her dental education at U... Read More
August 13, 2014
Jim McAleer Alzheimer’s Association, Orange County's (AAOC) President and CEO Jim McAleer will receive the Senior Care Hero Awards’ 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award. Well-respected for his work serving the aging p... Read More
August 12, 2014
Richard Trillwood Richard Trillwood, founder and president of Electron Beam Engineering, Inc. (EBE), a state-of-the-art electron beam and laser beam welding company in Anaheim, is proud to announce that his company has... Read More
August 12, 2014
Brittany Hoffman Brittany Hoffman, CPA, of Aliso Viejo has been promoted to senior in the Audit and Business Advisory Services department at Haskell & White, one of the largest independently owned accounting, auditing... Read More
August 11, 2014
Mark Monaco Mark Monaco has been appointed to the position of vice president, wealth management for First American Trust, a wholly-owned subsidiary of First American Financial Corporation, which provides investme... Read More
August 11, 2014
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