16th Annual Scholarship & Awards Banquet

The Los Angeles County Deputy Probation Officers' Union, AFSCME, Local 685, is proud to present the 16th Annual Scholarship and Awards Banquet on Friday, July 26, 2019. The event will salute Deputy Probation Officers, our brother and sisters in law enforcement, and all other public service employees, and labor and community leaders and will provide scholarships for college-bound students.

Friday, July 26, 2019

Cocktail Reception ~ 6:00 PM

Dinner ~ 7:00 PM

California African American Museum

600 State Drive

Los Angeles, CA 90037

 

Tickets

Members & Member's Guests: $50 per person

Non-members $100 per person

All guests will pay for their own parking at a reduced rate.

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

AFSCME Local 685 is currently accepting nominations for awards and scholarships, which must include the nominee's name, the award category, and a narrative statement not to exceed 250 words.

Nominations (and checks to attend) can be mailed to:

LA County Deputy Probation Officers' Union

3701 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 510

Los Angeles, CA 90010

Or e-mail nominations to:

clommel@afscme685.com or dbraxton@afscme685.com

 

All nominations must be received by June 7, 2019, at 5:00 PM. No late submissions will be accepted. 

Nominations are now closed

 

2019 AWARD CATEGORIES

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JOHN SEFERIAN AWARD

Awarded to the steward who demonstrates the highest level of commitment to the members.

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WILLIAM SIAS AWARD

Awarded to the individual who demonstrates the highest level of dedication and leadership, and enhances public safety and the community.

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MIGUEL CONTRERAS AWARD

Awarded to a labor leader in recognition of his/her selfless dedication and tireless commitment to working families.

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ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Awarded to a new (less than 4 years) deputy probation officer with exceptional leadership qualities.

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SUE CLINE HEART OF A LIONESS SCHOLARSHIP

Awarded to be given to a young adult who displays contributions to the community similar to a chief steward at a union.

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PAUL HIGA SCHOLARSHIP

Honors an at-risk student who demonstrates strong leadership qualities, exceptional character, and the dedicated pursuit of a college education.

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LEGISLATIVE LEADERSHIP AWARD

Awarded to the legislator who demonstrates the highest support for rank and file law enforcement personnel.

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LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Awarded to an individual who demonstrates the highest level of dedication and support for AFSCME Local 685, law enforcement, and the community that we serve.

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CLYDE LONGMIRE AWARD

Awarded to an unsung hero who is instrumental in serving the law enforcement community.

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ARNOLD GARCIA AWARD

Awarded to a deputy probation officer who dedicates his/her life to serving at-risk kids.

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JAMES LEWIS MEDAL OF VALOR

Awarded to safety and law enforcement officers who serve heroically beyond the call of duty.

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EDUCATOR OF THE YEAR

Awarded to a teacher who demonstrates the highest level of commitment, leadership, and service.

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HENRY FIERING SCHOLARSHIP

Honors a student who demonstrates strong leadership qualities, commitment to service, and the dedicated pursuit of a college education.

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MARY RIDGWAY SCHOLARSHIP

Honors a young woman who demonstrates strength of character, wisdom, and a willingness to serve her community through continuing education.

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BUSINESS FOUNDATION AWARD

Awarded to a member of the business community for tireless support of the law enforcement community.

AFSCME Local 685

3701 Wilshire Blvd, Suite 510  |  Los Angeles, CA 90010

213.386.5860  |  Local685@afscme685.com