SAN BERNARDINO, CA- The San Bernardino Black Culture Foundation is proud to announce to the community the recipients of the 24th Annual Black Rose Awards. These outstanding heros are: A. Majadi (CEO of the Boys and Girls Club of San Bernardino), Humanitarian of the Year; Ronald E. Cochran (Assistant Sheriff, San Bernardino County Sheriff Department), Community Service Award and the Black Rose Awards will be presented to the following: George Bowser, Principal for San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools; Eula Charles, Supervising/Lead Case Manager with Time for Change Foundation; Anita Dimery, retired; Dr. Robert L. Fairley, Pastor of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church; The Honorable Judge Richard T. Fields, Judge of the Superior Court of CA, County of Riverside; Dr. Keyisha Holmes, founder of DVIDED NO MORE and Assistant Principal at Perris Union High School; Dr Kennon Mitchell, Assistant Superintendent for San Bernardino City Unified School District; and Miriam Vickers, CEO of MVickers Foudation. These unsung heroes will be honored Friday, September 13, 2013, at the National Orange Show, Valencia Room, in San Bernardino. Tickets for this event are $60.00 per person or $600 for a table of ten. For more information, please call Margaret Hill at 909-864-3267 or 909-991-6422.
POMONA, CA – State Senator Norma Torres (D-Pomona) has announced she will hold a community swearing-in ceremony in Pomona on Sunday, September 1st from 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. Local elected officials, community leaders and constituents are invited to attend and meet with the Senator and her staff. The event is an opportunity for community members to share their thoughts, ideas and concerns about issues facing the district. An RSVP is required to attend and can be made by calling the district office at (909) 621-2783 or by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. The ceremony will take place at the Mountain Meadows Golf Course, 1875 Fairplex Drive, Pomona, CA 91768.
SAN BERNARDINO, CA- The San Bernardino Police Department will host a Community Police Academy for San Bernardino City residents every Wednesday from September 4 to October 23 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Classes will be held at the San Bernardino Police Department Main Station located at 710 N. “D” Street, San Bernardino, CA 92401. Academy classes will cover a variety of topics including narcotics enforcement, criminal investigations, code enforcement, the canine program, pan handling, gang enforcement, SWAT and traffic enforcement. Participants will meet members of their police department, learn police department works and how to partner with police to make the community better. The academy is free, but space is limited. Contact the Community Affairs office for more information at 909-388-4946 or 909-384-5753.