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Awards & Installation


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  • Price: $45.00
    Individual Seat in Open seating.
  • Price: $60.00
    Individual Seat in Open seating.
  • Price: $390.00
    Includes Table Sponsor recognition at Event, 8 guests. Includes VIP Reserved seating.
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    Supported Credit Cards: American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Honoree Awards Fiscal 2021 - 2022

Bronze Sponsors
ACE Clearwater, Inc.
Barnhart Crane
Brand Scaffold Services
Casa Gamino Restaurant
Chang Orthodontics
Dixon Golf
Downey Federal Credit Union
Farmers Insurance - Kotob Agency
Marukan Vinegar USA, Inc
Max B. Martinez, DDS, FAGD, FACD
McDonalds (Tulaphorn Inc.)
Signature Bank
SoCal Gas
Warfield Financial Services
Vicky Professional Services, Inc.

Silver Sponsors
Athens Services/CalMet Services, Inc.
Domino's (MAR Pizza Group)
Northgate Gonzalez Markets
SC Fuels
Transcom Telecommunications

Gold Sponsor
Advocates for Family Unity
Total-Western, Inc.

Platinum Sponsor
Carlton Forge Works
City of Paramount
Weber Metals, Inc.
World Energy Paramount


Executive Board of Directors
Alicia Valadez, President – Northgate Gonzalez Markets
Chris Rich, Senior Vice President – WaveFront Technologies
Queen Uchekwe, Vice President – Weber Metals
Dr. Max Martinez, Treasurer – Max B. Martinez DDS, FAGD, FACD
Ben Berg, Past President – Transcom Telecommunications
Board of Directors
Leeor Alpern – World Energy Paramount

Leonard Crespo – Total-Western
Gloria Gamino – Casa Gamino’s Rest.
Randy Gualajara – ACE Clearwater Inc.
David Lattimer – SC Fuels
Tony Manos – Domino’s
Jon Tanklage – Marukan Vinegar USA
Vicky Uisprapassorn – Vicky Professional Services
Mike Willis – Carlton Forge Works


John Moreno, City Liaison
Ruben Frutos, PUSD Liaison
Sam Kotob, Ambassador Liaison

Sam Kotob, Chair
Tony Warfield, Vice Chair
Nicole Murray, Secretary
Jaime Abrego
Margaret Alarcon-Garcia
Luis Baez
Corrine Galbez
Gabriela Tovar-Hernandez
Tim Hickok
Edwin Jacinto
Dr. Linda Timmons
Dan Ursery
Matt Wagner

Special Honorees

Mayor's Award: Jayone Foods Inc.

President's Award:  Marukan Vinegar USA

Ambassador of the Year: Jaime Abrego

Alicia Valadez - Outgoing President

Ambassador of the Year: Jaime Abrego