Dreamers, Visionaries & Leaders Project To Recognize Extraordinary Accomplishments


By Staff Reports

(Victor Valley)– The Dreamers, Visionaries & Leaders (DVL) Project is excited to announce the 6th Annual Dreamers, Visionaries & Leaders Tribute Program honoring local High Desert individuals for their professional accomplishments and community service. “Once again it’s our privilege to recognize extraordinary individuals for their professional accomplishments and community service. We are honoring a total of 14 local High Desert citizens,” stated DVL Founder, Regina Weatherspoon-Bell.

Join the celebration of Black History Month and the 2014 DVL Honorees at our FREE Tribute program on Saturday, February 8, 2014, 1pm at the Victor Valley College Performing Arts Center.

The tribute program is an afternoon of honor, history and entertainment featuring this year’s honorees lead by DVL Lifetime Achievement Honoree, Mr. Garner Morris.

2014 DVL Honorees

– Helena Johnson, PhD., President of the National Council of Negro Women, High Desert Chapter

– Derek King, Principal of Excelsior Academy for Aviation, Medicine & Engineering Academy

– Councilman Jermaine Wright, City of Adelanto

– Elvin Momon, Superintendent , Victor Valley Union High School District

– Curtis Green , Field Representative for San Bernardino County  1st District Supervisor Robert Lovingood

– Joseph Morris, PhD., Victor Valley College Nursing & Allied Health Director

– Roxanne Young, Deputy Director, San Bernardino County Department of Adult Aging Services

– E. Paul Williams, PhD., Victor Valley College Dean of Instruction for Humanities, Business and Fine Arts

– Barbara Morrow Williams, PhD., Consultant, Organization Development for not for profit organizations & institutions

– Eddie “Strings” Martin, Professional Musician

– Malaika Wright, Youth Mentor & Advocate

– William Barnes, Senior, Riverside Preparatory High School / Scholastic Achievement

– Rev. Rita Jackson, Member, Board of Trustees ,Victor Valley Union High School District

The 2014 DVL Honorees will be featured in the 6th Issue of the Black History Month “Dreamers, Visionaries and Leaders” 32-page publication scheduled for inclusion in the February 1, 2014 issue of the Daily Press Newspaper.

For more information about the organization, programs and events

Contact (760) 242-2487 or visit www.dvlproject.com

The DVL Project is an affiliate fund of the High Desert Community Foundation.

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