FONTANA, CA- The Concerned Citizens for the Development of North Fontana and the North Fontana Black Awareness Parade Committee cordially invite you to the Charlotte Ray Award Ceremony and Recognition Dinner. The honoree for the evening is Superior Court Judge Irma Poole Asberry.
Judge Asberry is the first African American to serve as the Presiding Judge of the Riverside Superior Court. Asberry was the first African American Supervising Judge of the County’s Family Law Department from 2009 to 2012. She currently has an assignment in the Criminal Law Department. On June 4, 2009, she was honored by her sorority with the Outstanding Leadership and Service to All Mankind Award at the 80th Far Western Regional Conference of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. The Riverside African-American Historical Society Inc. recognized Judge Asberry for her Outstanding Community Service in October 2013. The Inland Valley News presented Judge Asberry with its Excellence with the Juris Prudence Award in June 2014. The R.T. Fields Bar Association honored Judge Asberry as Judicial Officer of the Year in 2015.
On January 23 at 7 p.m. at Bethel A.M.E. Church of Fontana located at 16262 Baseline Avenue, you are welcomed to join in showing her your appreciation for the value contributions this Fontana resident has made. The tickets are $35.00 per person or $200.00 a table (six at table).
Mail check or money order to: 16666 Baseline Rd. Fontana, Ca 92336 c/o The Concerned Citizens for the Development of North Fontana, or phone your payment to (909)333-9950. Please RSVP by January 15.