Senior Neighbors Honors Varnum Attorney Pat White
Senior Neighbors, Inc., a nonprofit agency serving the needs of older adults in Kent County, will honor Varnum labor and employment attorney Pat White at its ninth annual dinner and fundraiser, Twilight Shines.
White will receive the Twilight Shining Star Award, which recognizes the honoree's giving spirit and community leadership. Past recipients of the award include John Canepa, Don Maine, Don and Nancy Lubbers, David and Carol Van Andel, Chuck and Stella Royce, and Ralph Hauenstein.
"Pat White has been a long-time supporter of Senior Neighbors and the community, serving Senior Neighbors as past board chair, long-time board member, advisor and close friend," said Senior Neighbors president Bob Barnes. "In his leadership role on the board, he provided invaluable wisdom and excellent judgment on a variety of important issues."
The Twilight Shines event is set for Tuesday, Nov. 1 at Watermark Country Club. The Hon. Sara Smolenski, Chief Judge of 63rd District Court, will host the event.
Senior Neighbors is a nonprofit agency focused on enhancing the lives of seniors. Their mission is to help seniors stay healthy and independent in their own homes, providing such services as transportation, prescription assistance, home repair and assistance, meals, case management assistance, and Senior Center activities.
White is a partner in Varnum's labor and employment group, where he represents employers on the full spectrum of civil rights issues including race, gender and disability matters, free speech and electronic privacy issues in the workplace. In addition to his service with Senior Neighbors, he serves on the board of Community Rebuilders, a nonprofit providing housing assistance for the homeless.