Chancellor recognized as community hero

From left: Chancellor George Blumenthal, Monte Sereno Mayor Burton Craig, and Assemblyman Evan Low.

Chancellor George Blumenthal was among 11 community heroes honored by Assemblyman Evan Low, who represents Silicon Valley.

The honor recognizes the chancellor’s contribution to the community.

Other honorees include:

  • Robert Braunstein, executive producer and host of Cal-Hi Sports Bay Area
  • Stephanie Black, program director at Community United San José
  • Lisa Blanchard, executive director and founder of the Grateful Garment Project
  • Danielle Cohen, board trustee for the Campbell Union School District
  • Max Duganne, CEO of the Boys & Girls Club of Silicon Valley
  • Rudy Flores, Jr., chair of the San José Parks & Recreation Commission
  • Dan Stromska, Campbell Police Department
  • Rev. Erik Swanson, pastor at Westhope Presbyterian Church
  • Mu-Yeh Morris Wu and Wendy Wu, president of the World Federation of Chinese Traders & chief executive of Overseas Chinese Association

Blumenthal received the award during Low’s first state of the district event on Sept. 24 in Campbell.