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4th Annual Educators Prayer Breakfast

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The National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa, Delta Rho Chapter, held its 4th Annual Educators Prayer Breakfast in December 2014.  This year’s honorees are Gloria Macias-Harrison, San Bernardino Community College board member and Dr. Gloria Fisher, newly appointed president.  Mr Ted Alejandre, newly elected County Superintendent, was the keynote speaker.

This sorority of educators was chartered in 1982 and is proud of its many contributions to the community.  Not only do we recognize contributors to education, but also provide scholarships to graduating seniors, partner with San Bernardino Valley College and host an annual Teach-A-Rama, and sponsor a Black History Bee for all students in grades 3-8 each year.

For additional information, please visit our web site at: www.pdkdeltarho.org and/or e-mail us at jep431@yahoo.com.

25th “Clinic With A Heart” Event to Provide Limited Free Dental Care

12_CWAH_Faculty-oversight-web-117Loma Linda University School of Dentistry’s 25th “Clinic With A Heart” event will provide individuals with free limited dental care on Sunday, January 11. Registration begins at 6:30 a.m. and concludes when all patient care times are filled. A limited number of patients will be seen on a first-come-first-serve basis.  Procedures provided may include a cleaning, a filling, or an extraction.  No crowns, root canals, or dentures will be performed. Children under 18 will not be treated without an accompanying parent or legal guardian, who must remain with the child the entire time that care is provided. For directions or more information, please call (909) 558-4697.

Commission for Women accepting nominations for the 2015 Woman & Young Lady of the Year Awards

thumb_gt521q2eThe County of Riverside Commission for Women is accepting nominations for its 2015 Woman of the Year and Young Lady of the Year awards. The awards are bestowed upon an outstanding woman and young lady in each supervisorial district who have demonstrated an exceptional commitment to the community by working to improve the status of women, young ladies and families within Riverside County.

The Young Lady of the Year participants must be 10 to 18 years of age. Nominations may be submitted by U.S. mail, email or fax.

Nomination applications are due no later than 5 p.m. Feb. 6 and should be as detailed as possible. To be considered:

  1. Nominee must reside/work/attend school in the supervisorial district of Riverside County for which she is nominated.
  2. Nomination must outline the areas in which the nominee has made an important and noticeable contribution to her community as a leader who helped make Riverside County a better place for women and/or young ladies to reach their full potential.
  3. Nomination must explain the areas in which the nominee has gained the respect of her peers. Is she often called upon for advice, mentoring or decisions in these areas? Is she willing to help?
  4. Nominee may have been recommended for a specific achievement, program, project, cumulative volunteerism or professional achievements that demonstrate her impact on the lives of the women and families in Riverside County for the better.

Current members of the County of Riverside Commission for Women are ineligible for nomination. Nominations will be reviewed by distinguished Riverside County leaders and the name of each award winner will be forwarded to the Commission for Women. Each winner will be selected based on her work to bring about social and economic change, promote women’s equality, serve as an outstanding role model to women and girls, work on behalf of women’s issues or outstanding performance within her profession to further advocate women’s rights and improve the status of women in Riverside County.

Award winners will be notified and awards will be presented at the Riverside County Board of Supervisors meeting on April 14 at 9 a.m. The Board’s meeting chambers is at 4080 Lemon St. in Riverside, first floor.

Nominations may be submitted by mail to: County of Riverside Commission for Women

Attention: Sundae Sayles

2015 Woman of the Year & Young Lady of the Year

4080 Lemon St., 7th Floor

c/o Human Resources

Riverside, CA 92501

 

Faxed nominations may be sent to (951) 955-3479 and email nominations should be sent to CFWEMAIL@rivcocfw.com. For more information, go to www.rivcocfw.com.