Kudos to: Bill Tom, volunteer
Accomplishment: Won the Volunteer Services Award from Aging Services of California
Details: Tom won the award for his volunteer work at the Asian Community Center. He has volunteered at the ACC Park City facility since 2001. A tireless volunteer, Tom put in 1,550 hours in 2011.
Kudos to: Felix Luu, Sacramento business owner
Accomplishment: Recipient of the Ellis Island Medal of Honor
Details: Luu is a leader in community organizations. The Ellis Island medal recipients are remarkable Americans with outstanding qualities in their personal and professional lives, while retaining the richness of their particular heritage. Past winners include Rosa Parks, Joe DiMaggio and Barbara Walters.
Kudos to: Estelle Saltzman, business owner
Accomplishment: Recipient of the Sacramento International Association of Business Communicators chapter's Lifetime Achievement Award
Details: The president of Runyon Saltzman & Einhorn Inc. was honored for innovation and leadership. During her long career, she has guided her agency's growth, particularly in social marketing. Saltzman is also an avid supporter of the arts.
Compiled by The Bee's Bill Lindelof, email@example.com