Community Service Award

Anita de la Vega Community Service Award

The Anita de la Vega Community Service Award was established in 2010 in memory of Anita de la Vega, who dedicated her life to serving the underserved. Her clinical career in Tulare County spanned three decades where she was respected for her tenacity, mentorship, work ethic, and commitment to community service. She was a founding clinician of Family HealthCare Network where she proudly served for 30 years. Anita felt it was a privilege to practice medicine in underserved communities but that it also was a responsibility to advocate for those communities. She exemplified through her professional and community service that we can all be a voice for the underserved in Tulare County.

Family HealthCare Network established this award to honor local residents, who like Anita de la Vega, have dedicated their lives to serving the underserved communities in Tulare County.

Completed nomination forms should be postmarked by Friday, September 30, 2016. Mail nominations to Family HealthCare Network, 305 E. Center, Visalia, CA 93291.

2016 Nomination Form for Community Service Award