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1939 - Second, larger OLPH Catholic Church dedicated on site of first (10th & Walnut, Newhall) [story]


The CrisCom Company will present their “LEADER FOR AMERICA” award to Santa Clarita resident Andrew Skinner for his relentless efforts in helping individuals with spinal cord injuries.

Since its inception in 2008, the Triumph Foundation has delivered countless “Care Baskets” which “provide information and resources about the many organizations, assistance programs, and activities that exist to help people with a spinal cord injury with their new beginning and…enable them to keep living their lives to the fullest potential.”criscom

After Andrew’s injury in 2004, he and his wife Kirsten founded the Triumph Foundation. The Foundation helps those with spinal cord injuries to “triumph over their disability and to inspire them to keep moving forward with their lives by pushing themselves to get better every day.”

“Because of Andrew’s spirit and compassion for others, we couldn’t be more pleased to honor him with our 2015 Leader For America Award,” said CrisCom’s CEO, Chuck Jelloian. “Andrew is an inspiration to countless people, and his dedication and hard work are truly making a difference.”

Andrew will be honored during a reception at the Northridge Hospital Medical Center on Thursday, December 17th.

With the culmination of The CrisCom Company’s 10th Anniversary in 2007, the firm established an annual “Leader for America” award. This prestigious award is The CrisCom Company’s highest honor, recognizing “those extraordinary leaders who have made a tremendous impact benefitting our nation in a positive way.”

Established in 1997, The CrisCom Company is a nationwide governmental affairs, business development and public relations firm with corporate headquarters located in Chatsworth, California.

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Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018
The Valencia based nonprofit, SNAP Sports is pleased to announce their 6th Annual Skate-a-Thon fundraiser scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 27 at the Ice Station in Valencia, CA.
Monday, Oct 8, 2018
Renee Leόn, Donor Relations Officer with the Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital Foundation, has been included in the inaugural Association for Healthcare Philanthropy Forty Under 40 list.
Thursday, Oct 4, 2018
The Child & Family Center’s 2nd Annual Trike Derby will take place Saturday, Oct. 6, at Wolf Creek Brewery, from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 pm.
Wednesday, Oct 3, 2018
The 50th annual Festival of Trees fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Club of Santa Clarita Valley is set for the weekend of Friday, Nov. 16 through Sunday, Nov. 18 at The Centre in Santa Clarita.
Wednesday, Sep 26, 2018
The Single Mothers Outreach board of directors and Empowering HeArts planning committee have unveiled the honorees and artists to be featured at the nonprofit's signature Empowering HeArts fundraising gala at the Hyatt Regency Valencia on Feb. 8, 2019.

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