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SCVHA Director Wins "40 Under 40" Award

V. BechtolCongratulations to Vanessa Bechtol, executive director of the Santa Cruz Valley Heritage Alliance, for being recognized as one of Tucson's 40 Under 40 professionals and community leaders. The 40 Under 40 award recognizes young leaders in the Old Pueblo based on professional accomplishments, leadership qualities and community impact.  
"Vanessa is the type of leader that makes Tucson look good. If everyone cared so much for our city and region and was able to articulate our community vision in the way she does, then we would be flooded with jobs and new wealth for our community. She can talk about heritage-based economic development in a way that brings everyone to the table." - Regina Romero, City of Tucson Council Member.
Please join the Heritage Alliance's Board of Directors in congratulating Vanessa on this well deserved award by making a donation in her honor. Your financial gift will secure Vanessa's position with the Heritage Alliance and ensure that the Heritage Alliance continues under the direction of an outstanding young leader who works tirelessly to showcase Southern Arizona's cultural and natural heritage.  
Jonathan Mabry
Vice President of the Board of Directors