2001 Sheila Forsner Award Presented to Linda Irwin
In 1997, a drunk driver killed Linda's 17-year old daughter, Tiffany. Ever since then Linda has been involved with helping others. This is Linda's fourth year serving on the Benefit Committee and her third year as Silent Auction Chairperson. She has sent letters, solicited items for the auction, and put the packages together for the event in order to raise money for victims of drunk driving.
Linda is the mother of two surviving children. She and her husband own a trucking company where Linda works full time. She has devoted her time and energy to helping others by speaking to schools and on victim impact panels sharing her story about the loss of her precious daughter Tiffany. Her daughter Sondra also spoke for AAIM at schools, panels and conferences about the pain of losing her dear sister.
Linda has raised money for the Tiffany Irwin Scholarship Fund to go to someone who has been victimized by a drunk driver.
Linda's generosity and continuous support truly make her a worthy recipient of this Award. AAIM salutes her and her wonderful family.