On September 17, 2016, our very own Sarah Philips was honored at the 6th Annual Fiesta sponsored by “Life and Times Media” at the Carson City Convention Center.
If you have a Facebook account, you can watch a video of the wonderful evening:
Below is the letter Sarah received:
On behalf of the Board of Directors and Management of LIFE AND TIMES MEDIA GROUP, I am happy to inform you that you have been selected as a recipient of our 2016 “Educational Excellence Award”. This honor, given annually to a distinguished Educationist in our Community, will be given to you at the Life and Times 6th Annual Fiesta which will take place on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at the Carson Civic Center, 801 East Carson Street, Carson, CA 90745 beginning at 6 p.m.
The Board considered your outstanding achievements in over 20 years as an Educator, Administrator, Mentor and Community Leader. The board also considered the exceptional role you have played with the Rotary International (Altadena) in teaching basic ‘entrepreneurial education’ essentials in the midst of overwhelming poverty in Nigeria and your role as a licensed social worker in San Bernardino County CA. Former recipients of Life and Times Awards include Former Governor Isa Yuguda of Bauchi State, Professor Joy Ogwu, Nigeria’s former Foreign Minister and currently Nigeria’s UN Ambassador, Former Mayor Jim Dear of Carson California, and Late Ambassador Ade Adefuye, Nigeria’s former Ambassador to the United States, Dr. Julius Kpaduwa, Dr. Iheanachor Emeruwa etc.
Life and Times Media Group was founded in 2010 with the aim of celebrating the achievements of hard working Africans at home and in the Diaspora and dispelling the negative stereotypes that we have been associated with in the Western media. Today our magazine and online newspaper has over 34,000 paid subscribers and our free online editions are read by over 1.2 million people worldwide. We also provide public relations services and special publications to a wide range of large organizations in the United States and Africa. Our Annual Fiesta is a forum to celebrate achievers and trail blazers within our community in both community services and professional callings. The Fiesta also showcases our emerging talents in fashion design, music and the arts.
Kindly confirm your willingness to be at the event to accept the Award by August 15, 2016. You and a guest will receive complimentary VIP dinner passes to the event.
Please provide us with a one-page brief bio of yourself and digital picture in high resolution for publication in the magazine and in the event brochure on or before August 15, 2016. You may invite additional guests to support you. Additional guests (outside your two (2) complimentary tickets) will purchase dinner/event tickets for $60 per person or $600 for a table that sits 10 people. Friends, business associates and family can also purchase pages in the event brochure for $100 a page to congratulate you on this laudable achievement.
We look forward to your kind response and you joining us in Carson in September!
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