2020 Community Impact Individual

Andres Adauto “Dapper Dre”

2020-01-19T04:04:06-07:00January 19th, 2020|Impact Ind., Viola Awards|

2020 Viola Award Finalist for Community Impact (Individual) Andres “Dapper Dre” Adauto has immersed himself in all things arts and culture in Flagstaff. In everything he does, Dapper Dre does it with a focus on cultivating Flagstaff’s unique creative community. In 2016, Dre began co-managing the Urban Flea Market with Art & Heather Babbott, a unique [...]

Maria Campbell

2020-01-18T13:47:10-07:00January 19th, 2020|Impact Ind., Viola Awards|

2020 Viola Award Finalist for Community Impact (Individual) Maria Campbell gives tirelessly to the Flagstaff community. When Maria arrived in Flagstaff from Ireland in 2013, she knew nobody but very quickly and effectively has established herself as a cultural and creative tour de force, working tirelessly for this community through her work in film and [...]

Klee Benally

2020-01-18T15:11:08-07:00January 19th, 2020|Impact Ind., Viola Awards|

2020 Viola Award Finalist for Community Impact (Individual) Klee Benally is an activist, artist, silversmith, and filmmaker, who was born in Tuba City on the Diné (Navajo) Nation and currently lives in Flagstaff.  Klee has has worked nearly all of his life at the front lines in struggles to protect Indigenous sacred lands. Klee provides [...]

Al White

2020-01-18T13:46:20-07:00January 19th, 2020|Impact Ind., Viola Awards|

2020 Viola Award Finalist for Community Impact (Individual) Al White has been a staple of the Flagstaff community since he relocated here from a hotel career at Grand Canyon in 1989.  He and a partner founded New World Recycling and it was there in an industrial accident that he became a paraplegic. Since then [...]

Kevin Schindler

2020-01-18T15:12:51-07:00January 19th, 2020|Impact Ind., Viola Awards|

2020 Viola Award Finalist for Community Impact (Individual) Kevin Shinder. Photo by Jake Bacon Kevin is a long-time employee of Lowell Observatory and combines his interests in science and Flagstaff history to produce journal articles, blogs, booklets and books as well as a biweekly astronomy column and an assortment of special submissions to [...]

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