Glenn Burdette received the award after sponsoring the seventh annual Flavor of SLO, a fundraising event that supports United Way. The firm’s participation helped raise a record $12,000, according to a news release. The Flavor of SLO fundraiser, which offered food, wine and beer, took place May 3 at the historic Jack House and Gardens in San Luis Obispo. The fundraiser began as a Cal Poly senior project but is now run by Rotaract SLO.
“The Special Recognition Award honors organizations in our community who utilize best practices in organizing and encouraging their fellow co-workers to ‘Live United,’” Rachel Cementina, community engagement director for United Way of San Luis Obispo County, said in the release. “Glenn Burdette promotes this concept of community both within the workplace and personal life, and holds the highest standards for its organization at all times.”
Glenn Burdette’s president and managing director Dan O’Hare credited employees Sarah Glaudel and Rachel Fuller with leading the firm’s involvement.