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The Dr. Nan S. Hutchison Broward Senior Hall of Fame honors elder excellence in the volunteer sector of Broward County.

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Linda Houston Jones, Pompano Beach, 66

Linda Houston Jones, is a leader, volunteer and youth mentor. Linda has been a resident of Broward County for 45 years. Ms. Jones has compassionately shared her time, talents and resources with others. She has literally changed the lives of hundreds of youth, seniors and those in need. Over the last 5 years, Linda Houston Jones has been: recognized by the 44th President of the United States, President Barack Obama, for her volunteerism; commended by the Broward School Board for volunteering assistance in schools; and saluted by Broward Board of County Commissioners for outstanding service in the arts. She volunteers once per week as a mentor at North Lauderdale Elementary & Central Charter Schools, providing assistance to youth completing application package and financial assistance to attend college.

Ms. Jones actively volunteers in the political process of voter registration, education & polling assistance, and accommodates disabled citizens with their personal needs and support. Linda also serves as a liaison with community non- profit organizations to provide scholarships, tutoring, literacy, and health programs throughout Broward County. For her devotion to service and for doing all she can to shape a better tomorrow for the community, Linda Houston Jones merits recognition in the Broward Senior Hall of Fame.