Shura Wallin, co-founder of the Green Valley/Sahuarita Samaritans will be the speaker at the March 17 meeting of the Democratic Club of Quail Creek, at 3:00 p.m. in the Ocotillo Room, Kino Conference Center.
Ms. Wallin has served with Planned Parenthood and the Population Council in New York and coordinated food programs for the homeless in Berkeley, CA., where in 1996 she was selected as The Outstanding Woman of the Year by the Berkeley Commission on the Status of Women.
Ms. Wallin retired in 2000 and moved to southern Arizona, where she became involved in Humane Borders. She then co-founded the Green Valley/Sahuarita Samaritans. In 2012, Ms. Wallin was presented with the Hon Kachina Award, the most prestigious volunteer award given in the State of Arizona.