Linda Kenner clearly isn't a fan of the spotlight, but she couldn't avoid it Wednesday night.
The stood toward the back of the room during Wednesday's , and covered her face when she was named the association's community volunteer of the year.
"This is my worst nightmare, to have to get up here and [speak publicly]," Kenner told the crowd.
Sacramento County Supervisor Don Nottoli praised Kenner, calling her "emblematic of what it means to be a true volunteer."
"This person has really, quietly taken the initiative," Nottoli said. "She's a good example–a fine example–of someone who's an advocate for her community."
Kenner, who has helped sign up new neighborhood watch volunteers and coordinates with the Sacramento County Sheriff's Department for events, said she and her husband Doug got involved because they wanted to help Rosemont.
"We recently retired, and it was our turn to give back to this community," she said. "As we're able to know what's going on ... we'll be a stronger community."
Check back to read more about the annual Rosemont Community Association meeting.