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COMMUNITY DIGEST TIDBITS FOR AND ABOUT GILROY • MORGAN HILL • SAN MARTIN GILROY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE HALL OF FAME Since its original inception in 1982, the Hall of Fame has recognized over one hundred and twenty-three in- dividuals who have contributed to making Gilroy a bet- ter place to live through their contributions in industry philanthropy, volunteerism and community service. On October 26, 2019 the latest inductees were recognized at Old City Hall. The 2019 honorees were: Michael Bonfante—the founder of Nob Hill Foods and the man who spearheaded what is now Gilroy Gardens. Tom Carr —real estate developer and long-time supporter of youth activities and law enforcement. Edith Edde— extraordinary commu- nity volunteer for the Gilroy Methodist Church, the Gilroy Garlic Festival, City and County boards, and the Gilroy Museum. Karen La Corte— philanthropist, coordinator, volunteer and board member of the Gilroy Foundation—most recently participating in the work to help victims of the Garlic Festival shooting. GILROY • MORGAN HILL • SAN MARTIN WINTER 2020 35