Community Organizer Honored for Selfless Service [PHOTOS]

Two community groups honored the Fair Oaks Community Center Manager Thursday night for her dedication to the Redwood City community.

By Ernie Schmidt, member of the Latino Community Council of Redwood City


Two community groups plus Redwood City elected officials recognized Thursday night one of Redwood City’s most giving community members: Teri Chin.

The Latino Community Council of Redwood City, a nonprofit promoting community and Latino interests, and the Bay Area Gardeners Association, a nonprofit that provides training and help for gardeners, said Chin has been “a pillar in the community” and opened the doors of the Fair Oaks Community Center to numerous groups.

“[Chin] is meeting the needs of some of the most needy in our community,” said Mayor Alicia Aguirre. “When you drive down Middlefield Road, the lights are always on in the Center.”

Several groups ranging from seniors to youth groups, theater groups, educational classes, gardeners, Zumba classes, and health groups meet at the center.

“Teri has a huge heart and tonight we honor her for her dedication and endless energy,” Aguirre continued. “You know that when you call on Teri, she will always help find a way to solve the problems in a very humble way.”


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    Kristen Anderson November 03, 2012 at 12:25 AM
    Thank you for all you do, Teri!
    Jim Gordon November 03, 2012 at 03:36 PM
    We are a better community because of your dedication to others!
    Rick Hunter November 03, 2012 at 06:04 PM
    Teri, you're awesome. Thank you!
    Merrily November 04, 2012 at 02:30 AM
    Congrats to you Teri!! You have made a world of difference for our whole community!! Thank you!! Merrily & Chris
    Lorianna Kastrop November 05, 2012 at 10:14 PM
    Teri, I'm glad that you received some recognition for all you do. Congratulations!!


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