2nd Annual Membership and Scholarship Dinner

On February 28th, FALEO-San Diego Chapter held its 2nd Annual Event at the Jacobs Center.  The purpose of the event was to award scholarships to two deserving students on their way to college.  It was also a membership drive.  A free dinner ticket was given to new members and renewing members.  The newly elected executive board and board of directors were introduced.  The event was hosted by 10News reporter Melissa Mecija.In attendance were Interim Mayor Todd Gloria and San Diego Police Asst. Chief Mark Jones.  Southwestern Community College Police Chief Mike Cash was also in attendance.  Several sponsors and guests were also at the event.

A City Proclamation made by Interim Mayor Gloria proclaiming February 28, 2014 as Cesar Solis Day.  Assistant Chief Solis is retiring after 32 years of service to the San Diego Police Department.  Chief Solis was not able to attend due to an illness in the family.

Awards were presented to Member of the Year: Tess Dull and Business of the Year: Sunga Orthodontics.  The two $500 scholarships were presented to Elena Radovan and Arvin Poblete.

Katriz Trinidad amazed the crowd and showcased her singing talents.  The PASACAT Dance Company performed a variety of cultural dances.  2nd Vice-President Teo Millan performed and became “ELVEZ”.

Ben and Bernadette Somera provided the DJ services for free.  Starbucks, Macys, Viejas Casino and Sunga Orthodontics donated several items for the raffle.  The Grand Prize was an IPAD mini which was won by FALEO member, Fernando Fimbres (USBP).