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

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