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Ginny Folkers Honored With Senior Inspiration Award

Post Date:05/01/2010
A longtime member, curator, and former president of the Historical Society of Palm Desert is the recipient of this year’s Senior Inspiration Award for Palm Desert.

Virginia “Ginny” Folkers, 74, received the award at a Senior Inspiration Awards luncheon in April. Folkers’ dedication to preserving and documenting Palm Desert’s history has previously been honored with a Founders Day award, an Award of Recognition from the Riverside County Historical Commission, and with a proclamation from the City of Palm Desert declaring October 24, 2002, Virginia Rose Folkers Day. She recently celebrated her 50th wedding anniversary to husband Dick on May 7 this year.

The annual Senior Inspiration Awards luncheon recognizes active seniors from the Coachella Valley’s nine cities who demonstrate volunteerism and community engagement. For more information, please call 760-863-2556.
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