The sixth annual Christine Franklin Award was recently given to Pat Mendez, president of the Solano Midnight Sun Breast Cancer Foundation. Pat was recognized for her contributions to the community.
Franklin, who battled breast cancer for four years, received the “Community Hero Award” for her efforts to educate others about the importance of mammograms and healthcare.
After she died in 2011, the award was re-named in her honor.
You can read the full article published in the Vacaville Reporter on October 13, 2016.