Well known Santa Clarita residents acknowledged for their service.Harold and Jacqulyn Petersen were at the center of one of the highest honors given out by College of the Canyons. The local residents have long been famous for their community service, and that dedication earned them the 2009 Silver Spur award.
Many of Santa Clarita's business and community leaders were present at the awards ceremony, which took place Saturday March 7th.
Harold, the president of his own insurance company, Petersen International Underwriters, has maintained an active role in his community throughout the years. Locally he is a supporter of the Boys and Girls Club of Santa Clarita, the Santa Clarita Child and Family Center, the UCLA Alumni Association and the Mary and Joseph League of Los Angeles.
In addition to her involvement with Boys and Girls Club of Santa Clarita and the Santa Clarita Child and Family Center alongside Harold, Jacquie has given her time and generosity for causes associated with the American Red Cross, the John Tracey Clinic, which provides free medical services for children with hearing loss, the Junior League, the American Heart Fund and the American Cancer Society. She has also served as president of the Mary and Joseph League, and as a volunteer with the Catholic Church.