Ann McEntee and the Friends of Human Relations were joined by supporters on April 20, 2018 at our seventh annual Jim McEntee Scholarship Fundraiser and Celebration. Special guest speaker was Ken Yeager, Santa Clara County Supervisor, District 4. Supervisor Ken Yeager is a former San Jose Evergreen Community College Board member, former SJSU professor, and currently the leading public health advocate on the Board of Supervisors. He worked closely with Jim McEntee over a twenty year period and spoke on Jim’s legacy on civil rights and diversity in Santa Clara County.
Guests enjoyed appetizers and desserts provided by Casa Vicky restaurant, music by Lisa Sanchez, popular Bay Area jazz and pop guitarist and vocalist, and a preview of the very best of contemporary Latino art from MACLA’s 20th Annual Auction on display in the gallery. Browse our 2018 scholarship fundraiser program, including a list of donors.
We are very grateful to the outstanding community leaders who are generous donors and who served on the Honorary Committee for this year’s event: Carmen & Alcario Castellano, Hon. Cindy Chavez, Hon. Kansen Chu and Daisey Chu, Judge La Doris Cordell (Ret.), Hon. Dave Cortese & Hon. Pattie Cortese, Adam & Laura Escoto, Mary Ellen & Michael Fox, Carol Garvey, Bishop Patrick McGrath, Steve Preminger, Wiggsy Sivertsen, and Hon. Susie Wilson.
Following are photos of the event. To learn more about past scholarship recipients, go to scholarship winners.
Photos by Andy Nguyen