Irving J. Symons Award to Tuolumne Trails

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The Sonora Area Foundation has honored Tuolumne Trails as the recipient of the 2018 Irving J. Symons Award.

SAF Board members Dana Mayo and Bob Ozbirn presented a $40,000 check to Jerry Baker, founder and chairman of the organization. SAF annually bestows the award on an organization that has a major impact on the community.

Baker says, “We at Tuolumne Trails thank the Sonora Area Foundation for their generous and kind donation. This donation will have a significant and dramatic impact on our mission to provide a unique camp experience to special-needs children and adults, veterans, environmental education and myriad organizations. Specifically, we look forward to expanding our scope to include more residents throughout Tuolumne County.”

Tuolumne Trails is a camp primarily for individuals with special medical needs. It is situated along 80 acres outside of Groveland.

January 2019