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Pann’s Restaurant Owner Jim Poulos is Today’s Honoree

Historic Pann’s Restaurant located at 6710 La Tijera Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045 has been a community fixture for serving great food at great prices for 60 years.  This landmark restaurant has been featured in such films as “Bewitched”, “XXX”, “Next”, HBO’s “Insecure” … Continue reading

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Mama B. Designs Founder Nadine Bubeck is Today’s Honoree

As a preemie parent, I am genuinely passionate about our partnership with March of Dimes. My first pregnancy was very rocky. At 20 weeks pregnant, I was diagnosed with complete placenta previa. My gyno informed me I would likely endure … Continue reading

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Rady Children’s Hospital Director of Annual Giving Lori Mathios is Today’s Honoree

Lori Mathios is a dedicated development professional with more than 11 years of experience managing a multitude of channels including individual (transformational, major & medium gifts) corporate, family foundations, community/affinity groups, grateful patient and employee giving. Outstanding relationship-building skills and … Continue reading

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Step Up To The Plate Founder Evan Arnold is Today’s Honoree

Evan Arnold is a 14-year-old high school freshman from Neenah, Wisconsin, and the founder of a goodwill initiative called Step Up To The Plate. Through this organization, Evan provides baseball equipment to children in need around the U.S. and around … Continue reading

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UPS Ed Piglowski is Today’s Honoree

More than 25 years ago, Ed Piglowski’s son asked him to help raise money for a classmate battling Leukemia. That heartfelt request ignited Ed’s passion for giving back to families in need around his rural West Branch, Michigan town. Affectionately … Continue reading

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Bestselling Author and Diabetes Activist Brenda Novak is Today’s Honoree

As a New York Times & USA Today bestselling author, Brenda has been able to count on her fans and her peers to support her annual online auctions, which runs May 1 – May 31st, helping her raise over $1.6 … Continue reading

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Today’s Honoree is Josh Tate

The concept of collecting money for charity by walking is not new.  Every year people across the country pledge hundreds of thousands of dollars to charities such as AIDS Walk and the Avon Walk for Breast Cancer.  What is unique … Continue reading

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Today’s Honoree is Ronco Johnson

Mr. Ronco Johnson, a native of Marietta, Georgia and Kennesaw State University alumni, serves as the President and CEO of L.R. Johnson & Associates, Inc., and the founder of The Ronco Johnson Foundation for Financial Literacy. Since 1998, the former … Continue reading

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Today’s Honoree is Charlie Kim

Charlie Kim, CEO of Next Jump has committed Next Jump to raising more than $500,000 to help fund technology in education projects on DonorsChoose.org.  So far 300+ projects have been funded and 140K+ has been raised. Charlie Kim has a commitment to … Continue reading

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Today’s Honoree is Sylvia Villagran

Sylvia Villagran a native Angeleno, grew up with the “only Spanish spoken in the home,” rule and after years of therapy, she can now thank her parents for her serious bilingual skills. Those skills, along with the ability to switch her … Continue reading

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