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Inland Empire Teens Honored by Rep. Negrete McLeod

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MONTCLAIR, CA – Last week, Rep. Gloria Negrete McLeod (D-Montclair) held the 2014 “Outstanding Teen of the Year” awards luncheon to honor teens from throughout the 35th Congressional District who were nominated by school superintendents for their exemplary academic work and civic participation.

A total of 12 teens were selected from cities within the 35th Congressional District.

“It was a pleasure to recognize students who serve in their communities while maintaining excellent grades,” said Rep. Negrete McLeod. “I am confident they will be successful in their future endeavors.”

Students receiving the 2014 “Outstanding Teen of the Year” award were:

  • Shaddy Viste, Bloomington
  • Eric Barajas, Bloomington
  • Kimberly Goodwin, Chino
  • Donald Hall III, Chino
  • Jacqueline Cornejo, Fontana
  • Antonio Flores, Fontana
  • Angelica Benitez, Montclair
  • Fernando Fernandez, Montclair
  • Sabrina Sedano, Ontario
  • Edgar Ibarra, Ontario
  • Ivon Pena, Pomona
  • Joseph Orosco, Pomona

 

AMR Resuscitates Women and Children of Time for Change Foundation

 (l-r) From AMR - Shalon W., TFCF clients Lisa, Jen, Crystal, Jeanine, Amanda, Ariel, Mrs. Carter- Exec. Director of TFCF, From AMR Diana McCafferty and Andy S.

(l-r) From AMR – Shalon W., TFCF clients Lisa, Jen, Crystal, Jeanine, Amanda, Ariel, Mrs. Carter- Exec. Director of TFCF, From AMR Diana McCafferty and Andy S.

American Medical Response (AMR) Is Responding in Action to Assist The Time for Change Foundation. An AMR Ambulance came rolling into the Time for Change parking lot on Wednesday in order to respond to the overwhelming need for women’s clothing. AMR drivers and manager staff spent weeks collecting lightly used quality clothing to ensure that the clients at Time for Change have the required daily clothing needed and also professional clothing that will enable them to put their best foot forward when on a job interview.

Diana McCafferty, Manager of AMR Administration San Bernardino County came to Time for Change and asked, “How can we help Time for Change as a support partner?” Time for Change is grateful any time a company or individual asks the question, “How can we help your mission.” We thank the entire team that AMR brought to engage in the delivery of the gifted clothing and hygiene items. AMR is looking forward to expanding the engagement opportunities with Time for Change throughout the year. Diane McCafferty said, “AMR is honored to assist the residents of San Bernardino. Time for Change is making a direct impact in assisting those in need.”

About Time for Change Foundation

Time for Change Foundation’s mission is to empower disenfranchised low-income individuals and families by building leadership through evidence-based programs and housing to create self-sufficiency and thriving communities. AMR shares Time for Change Foundation dedication to solutions that are ending homelessness and providing a pathway for women who are looking to gain self-sufficiency for themselves and their children.

Danny Tillman Receives Major Endorsements from Prominent Inland Empire Pastors

SAN BERNARDINO, CA- Pastor Owusu Hodari and Pastor Ray Turner of San Bernardino, along with several Inland Empire Pastors have endorsed candidate Danny Tillman for U. S. Congress in the 31st District.

Pastor Hodari, out of Fontana, announced his endorsement and support for Danny Tillman.  “Danny has done a tremendous job as a Board Member for San Bernardino City Unified School District. He has been a constant voice of reason and is not afraid of change.  I support Danny Tillman for Congress in District 31 completely and I know he is the best candidate.”

Pastor Raymond Turner, out of San Bernardino, also pledged his support and endorsement for Danny Tillman. “Danny is the most qualified and experienced candidate among the choices for Congressional District 31. He has proven himself to be deeply concerned with the community at large, even before he was an elected official. Danny has my vote and I am happy to endorse such a qualified candidate.”

In addition to Pastor Hodari and Pastor Turner, Danny Tillman’s Pastor Dr. R. Fairly of San Bernardino, Pastor Joshua Beckley of San Bernardino, Pastor Larry Campbell of San Bernardino, Bishop Henry Shields of San Bernardino, Bishop Emory James of Fontana, Pastor Mannie Brodie of Fontana and Pastor Anthony Green of Redlands all have endorsed Danny for Congress as well.

Danny Tillman’s response to the endorsements was,

“I can remember when I was three years old, my mother walked me and my four brothers and sisters to church every Sunday. I was born and raised in the church. To have Pastors of such caliber who are committed community leaders endorse me is very humbling.”