SPECIAL DONATION IN NAME OF FRIENDS
Barbara Winters has honored Read to Me Foundation with a wonderful donation in honor of the loss of her good friends Tony Ruivivar, Denny Weddle and Johnny Melchiorre..........who will be greatly missed:
FUN TIMES WITH INCREDIBLE FRIENDS AND FAMILY
SOCIETY OF SEVEN
TONY AND KAREN RUIVIVAR
LT. COLONEL DENNY WEDDLE
DONDINO AND JOHNNY MELCHIORRE
DONDINO'S LAST VISIT TO FLORIDA WITH JOHNNY AT THE TED WILLIAMS STATUE
PAHRUMP ART FESTIVAL
OPERATION GOT YOUR BACK
COl. JANET TOWNLEY
Col. Janet Townley promotion celebration
L to R: Janet's parents, Col. Janet Townley, SGT John Brower, Dondino Melchiorre President/Read To Me Foundation- not shown)
BOARD MEMBER AWARD RECOGNITION
CONGRATULATIONS BOARD MEMBER
PHENOMENAL WOMAN'S AWARD AT 20TH PW AWARD CEREMONY CHICAGO HILTON
Mable Buckner-Payton, Executive Director for the Streeterville Chamber of Commerce. Streeterville is located in the prestigious area in Chicago, which includes the Magnificent Mile and Navy Pier. With world class shopping, award winning restaurants, and three 5-star hotels, Streeterville is rivaled by only that of Rodeo Drive in Beverly Hills and New York's 5th Avenue.
Mable holds 20 years of rich background in the event planning business and is the proud President/Owner of Platinum Events. Mable and her company have gained reputation as one of the planners of choice for such high profile clients as: Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White, U.S. Senator Dick Durbin, Oscar de la Hoya, and the late God father of soul, James Brown. She also had the honor to work around the country planning such events as the NFL Super bowl Party in Jacksonville Florida, The NBA All-Star 2007 in Las Vegas Nevada, Nike Town, along with numerous corporate trade shows, galas, and grand openings for many of the hottest clubs on the Las Vegas world famous strip.Mable holds a BA in Education and a Masters Degree in Management. She has taught in both Chicago and Las Vegas and is on the Board of Directors for the Read to Me Foundation. Mable has won numerous leadership awards and has most recently served as Honorary Chair for the Indiana/Illinois Step Out and Walk for the American Diabetes Association.
"Today a reader....Tomorrow a Leader"