Photo by Anthony Plascencia, Ventura County Star
Dr. Javier Waksman talks with staff members Oct. 23 at the Free Clinic of Simi Valley. Waksman, who volunteers his services at the clinic, works as a scientist at Amgen and is one of four area residents being honored for their volunteer efforts.
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Four local Amgen employees' volunteer efforts have led the Amgen Foundation to pledge $5,000 donations to the four organizations the volunteers help on a regular basis.
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