Valle Monte League’s dedication to enhancing mental health services in the Bay Area was honored at Caminar’s Leadership Impact Circle Reception on April 4th. Hosted at the esteemed Stanford Faculty Club, this annual event serves as a platform to express gratitude to donors and community leaders who support Caminar’s mission.

During the reception, Valle Monte League was bestowed with the Second Annual Barbara Ellis Jones Community Service Award, recognizing the league’s longstanding commitment to mental health advocacy and its profound impact on the community. Caminar CEO Mark Cloutier and Board Chair Barbara Patterson praised Valle Monte League for its unwavering dedication to bettering mental health services in the Bay Area.

Accepting the award on behalf of Valle Monte League was 2023 President Heather Kettmann, accompanied by other league members. In her remarks, Kettmann expressed gratitude for the recognition of Valle Monte League’s community service, paying tribute to Barbara Ellis Jones, a revered volunteer, civic leader, and philanthropist dedicated to supporting underprivileged women and children.

The award not only acknowledges Valle Monte League’s past achievements but also serves as a testament to the league’s ongoing commitment to making a positive impact in the community. By receiving the Barbara Ellis Jones Community Service Award, Valle Monte League continues to uphold its legacy of compassion and service, exemplifying the spirit of community leadership and philanthropy.

As Valle Monte League continues its mission to support mental health initiatives, this prestigious award serves as a reminder of the importance of collaborative efforts in creating a brighter future for individuals and families affected by mental illness.