The 2014 Breakfast Fundraiser
Event was held in March at the Goldy Lewis Center in Rancho Cucamonga, CA. The successful event was well attended by both educators and business persons from various communities in the Inland Empire and Los Angeles areas. Our special guest speaker was Dr. Henry Shannon , Superintendent /Vice President of Chaffey College in Rancho Cucamonga, who shared some excellent advice and information on the educational climate of our schools and colleges and what we need to do to help prepare this generation of young people for the future. Dr. Shannon stressed the importance of education, particularly the need for higher learning if we are to have innovative and successful businesses and companies in the future, and be able to compete on a global level.
EEP 2013 Scholarship recipient, La Shyra Nolen, who is currrently attending Loyola Marymount, also spoke and updated everyone on her challenges and successes in her first year of college. La Shyra also shared that the EEP Scholarship for $1,000 was extremely beneficial for her with her college expenses (expected and unexpected), and that she appreciated the support of everyone from the scholarship foundation. She was accompanied by her mother and younger brother.