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Thursday, May 8: Former NFL Player Sam Cunningham Hosts ARMC Inaugural Gala

sam_cunningham_2011COLTON, CA- The Arrowhead Regional Medical Center (ARMC) Foundation will recognize five honorees at its Inaugural Gala and Awards Dinner on Thursday, May 8. The event, which will be held at the National Orange Show Events Center in San Bernardino, will benefit Arrowhead Regional Medical Center. This year gala committee and members of the community were asked for nominations in five categories that consists of Honorary Chair; Arrowhead of the Year; Physician of the Year; Partnership of the Year; and Philanthropist of the Year. The Gala’s nominating subcommittee based its selections on support for the medical facility and the community.

The award winners for the Inaugural Gala are: County of San Bernardino Fifth District Supervisor, Josie Gonzales, Honorary Chair; Dr. Dev GnanaDev, Arrowhead of the Year; Dr. Steven M. Beutler, Physician of the Year; Professional Hospital Supply, Partnership of the Year; and Anne Hirschman Cress, Philanthropist of the Year.

The award winners will be recognized at the Gala and receive a distinctive plaque. The theme for this year is, ‘What I love about ARMC,’ which reflects the appreciation that the community has for the great care the hospital provides,” said Reyes. “The funds raised from the Gala will help purchase much-needed equipment for the hospital.”

The Gala will feature keynote speaker Sam Cunningham, a former USC running back, who also played nine seasons in the NFL for the New England Patriots. For more information about the ARMC Foundation Inaugural Gala and Awards Dinner, call Event Coordinator, Patty Holohan at (909) 518-4612 or email PSHoloha@aol.com. For more information about the ARMC Foundation, visit www.arrowheadmedcenter.org/foundation

Relax from a Busy Work Week, Have a ‘Peace of Mind’ with some Jazz Music

Isom Green Jr.RIVERSIDE, CA- Jazz musician Isom Green Jr. will be performing live on Friday, May 2 at Mario’s Place located at 3646 Mission Inn Avenue in Downtown Riverside. Isom Green Jr. has a sound like no other. He has taken jazz to another level and is known for his silky, smooth sound and ability to transform a rhythm section making his musicians think outside of the box. Green’s latest project ‘Peace of Mind’, which has been on the top of the Jazz charts for months, is a reflection of his unique style and influences of many great musicians from the past and present that can be heard in his music. For more information on Isom Green Jr. visit www.isomgreenjr.com.

Come and enjoy contemporary jazz from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. There is no cover charge but there is a $10 per person minimum on items at the club. For more information on Mario’s Place call (951) 684-7755 or visit www. Mariosplace.com.

Thursday, May 1: King College Night

SAN BERNARDINO, CA- On Thursday, May 1 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. California GEAR UP in conjunction with King Middle School AVID program will be hosting a College Night .King Middle School is a recipient of the CA GEAR UP Grant where students had the opportunity to participate in a competition to earn a $2,000 ScholarShare trust award that can be used for college. Six King Middle School students won and the winners will be announced during the evening. For more information, email tawiah.finley@sbcusd.com.