Providence Among Honorees at Santa Fernando Valley Interfaith Council Spirit of VIC Awards Dinner
The San Fernando Valley Interfaith Council honored Providence Health & Services, California, Thursday night for its dedication to health care, education and social services to Valley residents.
“This is the highest honor given by the council to an organization in our community for contributions and community service in interfaith relations,” Interfaith Council spokeswoman Nancy Bevins said. Arnold R. Schaffer, chief executive of Providence California, accepted the award on behalf of Providence.
The event was the Interfaith Council’s 2009 Spirit of VIC Awards Dinner at the Sheraton Universal Hotel. Among the honorees were Los Angeles Police Chief William J. Bratton, Councilwoman Wendy Greuel, who will be the state’s new controller and the San Fernando Valley Faith Coalition.