Gina Benvenuto, Shelly Burnstein, Edythe Greene, Julia Clanton, Jean Kohl

Gina Benvenuto

As Executive Director of Community Mediation Services in Atlantic County, Gina manages over 40 volunteers and oversees all municipal and superior court mediations.

Shelly Bernstein

Shelley Bernstein is recognized for her contributions in the field of social services and volunteerism.

Julia Clanton - Social Services/Volunteerism

Mrs. Clanton’s studies in the healthcare field prepared her for the community initiatives she spearheaded to promote the health of teens, teen mothers, infants and women in order to reduce the infant mortality rate. She served in Community Health Education Programs, coordinating adolescent health and family planning programs during the 1970’s and 1980’s.

Edythe Greene

Edythe M. Greene is a retired Atlantic City public school art teacher who was an inspiration to her students. Since retirement, she has won several local and state level awards in senior citizen art show competitions.

Jean Kohl - Social Services/Volunteerism

Jean Kohl started out as a riveter on wing flaps at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. She was a neighborhood volunteer air raid warden and Hostess for the Philadelphia USO during World War II. After moving to Atlantic City with her husband Ray and family, she volunteered from 1984 to 2000 for the Miss America Pageant Parent Committee and for the Children’s Seashore House.