VISALIA — The Source LGBT+ Center, an advocacy group serving Tulare and Kings counties, was named Nonprofit of the Year by the Tulare Kings Hispanic Chamber of Commerce last week.
In a ceremony held Friday, Nov. 30 in Visalia, the local organization received the honor.
“It is my privilege and my honor to accept this award on behalf of The Source LGBT+ Center. It is our promise to continue our work and be worthy every day of this recognition,” Nick Vargas, Source co-founder, past President of the Board of Directors and Director of Development said in a release.
The Source LGBT+ Center was presented the award by TKHCC President Carlos Mendoza and Vice President Olga Duran during the ceremony.
The Source has served over 3,000 in its nearly three years of operation.
While headquartered in Visalia, the non-profit hosts monthly peer support groups at Kings County Behavioral Health. The next meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 13.
The Source LGBT+ Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.