Help Of Ojai Receives $125K Gift

By Sondra Murphy

Help of Ojai received an early Valentine’s Day gift on Thursday from a former volunteer who remembered the organization in her will. June Greiving left a bequest of $125,000 to Help. Greiving served on Help’s board for 10 years and is remembered as an RSVP volunteer, Community Assistance Program supporter and friend. Greiving’s nephew, Randy Stricklin, presented a check to Help’s executive director Terri Wolfe in the presence of other volunteers, many of whom worked with Greiving. “She loved this activity and always put her heart and soul into it,” said Stricklin. “She had a great life here in Ojai. She was a good woman and my favorite aunt.” “All of her work was truly appreciated,” said Wolfe as she thanked Stricklin. “In speaking with others who knew June, she brought a spirit and dedication to Help of Ojai.” Stricklin agreed that his aunt was a vigorous presence. “In business, she cracked the glass ceiling before anybody,” he said, explaining that Greiving worked

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