By Shelley Murphy
Parents of high schoolers trying to crack the college admission code are all too familiar with these words: community service and volunteer hours.
As students start to consider their summer service options, National Volunteer Week falls on April 23-29, bringing awareness to the importance of volunteerism. Established in 1974 by a presidential proclamation, the annual event celebrates volunteers creating change in their communities and encourages others to take action.
San Clemente counts numerous inspirational change-makers as residents, including Cindi Juncal.
Juncal founded The Noble Path Foundation (TNPF) nonprofit corporation in 2012, and I jumped at the chance to become a volunteer board member. For the past five years, Juncal’s devoted her time, talent and tenacity to stressing the importance of raising “healthy kids for a healthy world.”