“UnSupervised” Performs 2nd Annual Benefit for Scholarships

Put your dancing shoes on and join Supervisor Phil Serna’s band “UnSupervised” for an event to benefit the Department of Human Assistance (DHA) 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 $500 cash award.

What:  Supervisor Phil Serna’s Band “UnSupervised” Performs Second Annual Benefit for Scholarship Fund

"UnSupervised" Benefit for Scholarships
“UnSupervised” Benefit for Scholarships

When:  Thursday, March 5 – 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Where:  Starlite Lounge, 1517 21st Street, 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 DHA Scholarship Program’s inception in 2000, more than 480 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.” 

Cash awards will be presented at a ceremony in the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors Chambers at 700 H Street, Sacramento, on Friday, May 15 at 6:00 p.m. More information about the DHA Scholarship Program is available at www.dha.saccounty.net/pages/scholarship-program.

Press release

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