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UnSupervised benefit gig for scholarships
UnSupervised benefit gig for scholarships

For the third year, join Supervisor Phil Serna’s band “UnSupervised” as they perform at an event to benefit the Departments of Human Assistance (DHA) and Health & Human Services (DHHS) Scholarship Program. Proceeds will be used to “match” funds raised by County employees to help send deserving graduating high school seniors from the Sacramento area to college with a cash award.

When:  Thursday, March 24, 2016 – 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Where:  Fat’s Catering and Banquet Facility, 1015 Front Street, Old Sacramento

Tickets:  $25 per person or $45 per couple. Tickets can be purchased at the door.

Sponsor Level – $500; Host Level – $1,000; Platinum Host Level – $5,000

Please make checks payable to: Music on a Mission Foundation (Federal Tax ID 46-2969397). Mail to: AMW Consulting, 1809 S Street, #101-368, Sacramento CA 95811

For more information or to RSVP, contact Amber Moran Wannell at 916.448.2258 or email RSVP@amwconsulting.net.

Since the Scholarship Program’s inception in 2000, more than 500 students from area high schools have received scholarships to help finance their continuing education at an accredited college, university, technical or trade school of their choice. The program is financed solely by personal donations of County employees who hold various fundraisers throughout the year – no public dollars are used.

Impressed by the commitment of staff to this program, Supervisor Serna wanted to “match” the amount raised by employees and double the number of scholarships awarded. In 2014, he enlisted his band, “UnSupervised,” to perform the first benefit for the program raising $14,000.

“Education is the greatest equalizer for our young people and future leaders. I’m hopeful that after college some of these same bright minds will return to our community and pursue public service.”

Scholarship awards will be presented at a ceremony in the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors Chambers at 700 H Street, Sacramento, on Friday, May 13 at 6:00 p.m. For more information or to download a scholarship application, visit the Department of Human Assistance.

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