Local Heroes 2012
San Diego Natural History Museum in Balboa Park

Local Heroes 2012 Celebrating Diversity with Honoree Photos

**Local Heroes 2012 on-line RSVP has reached capacity.  If you'd like to be added to our wait-list, or need to make a change or cancel your reservation, please contact Carla Conner at cconner@kpbs.org or (619) 594-1490.**

KPBS and Union Bank
request the pleasure of your company at a ceremony honoring
sixteen outstanding heroes from our community.

-Black History Month-
JiAel Brownell  (1)
Teacher, East Mesa Juvenile Detention Facility
Bishop Roy Dixon  (2)
Bishop, City of Hope International at Faith Chapel

-Women’s History Month-
Michelle Houle  (3)
Early Childhood Teacher, Lindsay Community School
Dr. Doris A. Howell  (4)
Director Emeritus/Founding Member, San Diego Hospice and The Institute for Palliative Medicine

-Asian Pacific American Heritage Month-
Dennis-Michael Broussard  (5)
Event Producer, Silk Road Productions
Mike Kawamura  (6)
Training Director, Kyocera International

-Jewish American Heritage Month-
Jill Borg Spitzer (7)
Retired CEO, Jewish Family Service
Gussie Zaks  (8)
Holocaust Lecturer

-LGBT Pride Month-
Larry “Tito” Baza  (9)
Civil Rights Activist
Jeri Dilno  (10)
LGBT Activist

-Hispanic Heritage Month-
Michael A.V. Cruz  (11)
Former Director, Navy Primary Standards Laboratory at North Island
Danny Gutierrez  (12)
Area Coordinator, Project Safe Way

-Disability Awareness Month-
Louis Frick (13)
Executive Director, Access to Independence
Laurel Moorhead  (14)
Co-Founder and Former Executive Director, San Diego Adaptive Sports Foundation

-Native American Heritage Month-
Patricia A. Dixon (Pauma Luiseño)  (15)
Professor AIS/AMS, Palomar College
Leroy Elliott (16)
Chairman, The Manzanita Band of the Kumeyaay Nation

Learn more about our honorees.

Tuesday, February 5, 2013
San Diego Natural History Museum
1788 El Prado, San Diego, CA 92101

5:30 p.m.
Arrival  --  5:45 p.m.
Ceremony hosted by Kathi Diamant.

Reception immediately following.

 Seating is limited – Reservations are required
RSVP online by Friday, January 25, 2013 at www.kpbs.org/rsvpheroes or click "Sign me up" below

To find out more about Local Heroes, please visit kpbs.org/heroes or unionbank.com/heroes.
Questions? Please contact Carla Conner at (619) 594-1490 or at cconner@kpbs.org.

Funding for Local Heroes 2012 is generously provided by Union Bank.
This event is not endorsed or sponsored by the San Diego Natural History Museum.
KPBS is a public service of San Diego State University.

©2012 Union Bank, N.A. Member FDIC  * unionbank.com



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Time: 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
1788 El Prado
San Diego, CA 92101

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