Helping Others

Applause: Kudos to Shu Lin, Meals on Wheels, Rotary Club of Arden Arcade

Kudos to: Shu Lin, UC Davis professor

Accomplishment: Received the Exceptional Public Achievement medal from NASA

Details: The medal acknowledges Lin’s 25 years of outstanding contributions to NASA’s mission. The professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering recently developed code allowing the IRIS solar observatory to communicate data about the lower layers of the sun’s atmosphere.

Kudos to: Meals on Wheels by ACC

Accomplishment: Has served 2 million meals

Details: Meals on Wheels by ACC provides meals weekdays to about 2,000 seniors in Sacramento and Placer counties. The volunteers also provide consistent contact with seniors, checking on their health and safety.

Kudos to: Rotary Club of Arden Arcade

Accomplishment: Collected items to fill bags for 100 economically challenged students

Details: The bags for students at Dyer Kelly Elementary School included notepads, pens, crayons, toothbrushes, toothpaste and socks.

– Bill Lindelof

blindelof@sacbee.com

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