(Victor Valley)–For the past 13 years, Children’s Network has held their annual “Shine a Light” on Child Abuse Awards Breakfast honoring people and organizations in the community who go above and beyond to help the at-risk children of San Bernardino County.
The Children’s Network breakfast is always held at the end of March as a kick-off to April, Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month.
This year, Children’s Network will host their 14th Annual “Shine a Light” on Child Abuse Awards Breakfast on Thursday, March 29, 2012, in the Valencia Room at the National Orange Show, 690 S. Arrowhead Avenue, San Bernardino, CA. This year’s honorees include:
Kent Paxton, Lifetime Advocate
Tony Muga, Children and Family Services
Phil Tardanico, Children and Family Services
Jenae Holtz, Community Based Provider- Executive Director, Desert/Mountain SELPA Children’s Center
Joe Staudt, Community Based Provider- Therapist, Childhelp Merv Griffin Village
Deborah Donnelly, Department of Behavioral Health
Bertha Cuellar, Department of Public Health
Henry Rivas, Education, Chaffey College
Cheryl Wishaw, Foster Parent
Deputy Erik Smoot and Citizen Larry Bowden, Law Enforcement, Morongo Basin SBCO Sheriff’s Dept.
Agnes Murray, Legal, Deputy District Attorney
La Tanya Mathews, Medical – ARMC, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Social Worker
Angels’ Closet Charities, Organization
Lori St. Jean, Probation
Louise Jurgens, Volunteer, Mariposas Foundation
The breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m. Tickets are $12.00 per person. For more information or to purchase a ticket or table, please call (909) 383-9659. Your attendance and support of the honorees is welcomed.