Charmaine Atherton, former president of the board.
On June 9, the Conservancy held our 2012 Annual Meeting at the Founder's Church of Religious Science (Paul R. Williams, 1960).
We enjoyed a special program by Karen Hudson, granddaughter of architect Paul R. Williams and author of Paul R. Williams: Classic Hollywood Style (Rizzoli International Publications, 2012). We also presented our annual Volunteer Recognition Awards and introduced new members of the Board of Directors.
Charmaine Atherton, former president of the board, then reflected on the past year at the Conservancy. The seven-minute audio slideshow below doesn't come close to covering everything we've done since last summer, but it offers some highlights of our recent advocacy and education efforts. Enjoy!
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