There are still a limited number of seats and sponsored tables available for this year’s Man & Woman of the Year Recognition Dinner, scheduled for Friday, May 5, at the Valencia Hyatt Regency. Individual tickets are $125 each, and sponsored tables start at $1,250 per table. Premium Table reservations are available for $1,500 per table.
This year’s nominees for Woman of the Year, and the organizations which nominated them, include: Mary Ann Bennett, SRD Straightening Reins Foundation; Jane Bettencourt-Soto, Forged by Fire Foundation; Ann-Marie Bjorkman, SCV Boys and Girls Club; Marianne Cederlind, Carousel Ranch; Tami Edwards, Rotary Club of SCV; Diane Green, SCV Disaster Coalition, Sandra Ann Hardy, Girl Scouts of Greater LA.
Also Tracy Hauser, SCV Senior Center; Pam Ingram, Soroptimist International of Greater SCV; Janine Jones, American Cancer Society; Laina McFerren, SCV Child & Family Center; Gloria Mercado-Fortine, Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers; Janice Murray, Circle of Hope; Susan Reynolds, Domestic Violence Center and Boy Scouts; Christine Sarro Sexton, Zonta Club of SCV; and Doris Marie Zimmer, College of the Canyons Foundation.
Man of the Year Nominees are Alan Ferdman, Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers; Tom Hough, Boy Scouts of America; Taylor Kellstrom, Circle of Hope and Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles; Jonathan Kraut, Domestic Violence Center; Nick Lentini, Child & Family Center and Rotary Club of SCV; Randy Moberg, College of the Canyons Foundation.
Also Bruce Munster, SRD Straightening Reins Foundation; Kirk Nelson, American Red Cross; Todd Stevens, SCV Senior Center; Eric Stroh, Carousel Ranch; Chuck Strong, American Legion Hall; and Jim Ventress, SCV Boys and Girls Club.
The final man and woman of the year winners will be selected from among the nominees and announced at the May 5 Awards Dinner. The two winners each receive up to $1000 to donate to the nonprofit(s) of their choice.
Friends and family of the nominees and members of the nominating organizations can purchase tickets online for $125 each at scvmw.org/awards-dinner-reservation-form/. Regular tables are $1,250 and include seating for 10. Premium tables, at $1,500 each, include seating for 10 with the sponsor’s name on the table. Early reservations included advertising in the event program, but that publication will have gone to press by now.
Guests are encouraged to make reservations early, since seating is limited and will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.
Information on sponsored tables or individual seats may be obtained by contacting Wayne Crawford at email@example.com or e-mailing questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. Individual tickets and sponsored tables can also be ordered online at www.scvmw.org/awards-dinner-reservation-form/.