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US Naval Commander Vasquez Joins Distinguished Guests at Dodger Stadium Today

US Naval Base Ventura County Commanding Officer Captain Lawrence Vasquez has joined a distinguished group of VIP visitors to Dodger Stadium today for LA5 Rotary Club of Los Angeles’ Scholarship Awards — over $150,000 will be awarded to deserving young scholars from throughout Southern California…

Captain Lawrence Vasquez

Captain Lawrence Vasquez

LA DODGERS AND LA5 ROTARY JOIN FORCES TO AWARD $150,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS THIS FRIDAY AT DODGER STADIUM 

MEDIA INVITED TO ATTEND AND COVER 11:30 AM AWARDS CEREMONY

WHAT: 

LA5 – The Rotary Club of Los Angeles – Scholarship Awards Luncheon, featuring 24 distinguished high school students from LA’s inner city who are receiving $150,000 in scholarships from LA5; these students will be attending some of the nation’s best universities, including Harvard, MIT, Dartmouth, CAL, UCLA and USC.

WHO:

  • Dodger General Manager Ned Colletti and several LA Dodgers
  • California State Controller John Chiang
  • Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey
  • Judge Lance Ito
  • ICE/Homeland Security Special Agent in Charge Claude Arnold
  • LAUSD Superintendent Dr. John Deasy (keynote speaker)
  • US Naval Base Ventura County Commanding Officer Captain Lawrence Vasquez
  • Scott Jenkins, Immediate Past President Tournament of Roses and Chair of Football and Hall of Fame Committees
  • Hank Lacayo, President California Congress of Seniors
  • Leah Lacayo, President of the Ventura County Fair Board
  • New York Times bestselling author Joe Garner
  • Ken Chong, President of LA5 Rotary

WHERE:  Dodger Stadium, Stadium Club, 1000 Elysian Park Ave, Los Angeles, CA  90012

WHEN:  11-1:15, program at 11:30, advance and post event interviews available with scholarship recipients and distinguished guests.

HOW:  The event is sold out but we have parking and availability for media interviews; Please confirm attendance by emailing PR Committee Co Chair John Lockhart at john@peoplemedia.la

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