May 13, 2013
John Horejsi, with wife Mariann and volunteer Robert Stewart, attended the Molina Healthcare Community Champions celebration at the Stacy C. Sherwood Community Center in Fairfax on Thursday, May 9.
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Molina Healthcare honors local residents for making a difference in the community.
In the 1980s, Vienna resident John Horejsi and a “ragtag” group of social justice pioneers learned that Virginia was charging sales tax on food stamps. They discovered the sales tax boosted the state’s coffers by $9.5 million every year, money that they believed belonged to poor families for food or other necessary items.