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32nd ANNUAL
PRAYER
BREAKFAST

Community of Service to Others

2023 PRESENTING SPONSOR

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Join us for a morning of live music, shared faith and prayers, and a mission to benefit the Y’s Chaplains Services program.

DONATION:

$600/per table of 8

$100 Individual Ticket

WHEN: Saturday, October 14th

Breakfast 7:45 am – 8:20 am

Program begins promptly at 8:30 am

WHERE: Crescenta-Cañada Family YMCA,
1930 Foothill Blvd. La Cañada Flintridge Upper parking lot (Outdoors & Shaded)

*The Y will provide free child care during the event starting at 7:30am
UNDER CAMPAIGN, SELECT: 2023 Prayer Breakfast
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Get to Know Keynote Speaker — Fr. Tony Marti 

Fr. Tony Marti has been the president of St. Francis High School for fifteen years. He was appointed President in 2008 after completing his second three-year term as Provincial of the Capuchin Franciscan Order in the area of California, Oregon and Northern Mexico.  

 

Fr. Tony entered the Capuchin Franciscan Order as a postulant in 1989 and did his novitiate in the San Lorenzo Seminary in the Santa Ynez Valley. After completing his initial formation he moved to St. Conrad friary in Berkeley to begin his theology studies until he was ordained on June 8, 1996. 

 

Subsequent to his ordination Fr. Tony served as associate pastor at the St. Lawrence of Brindisi parish in Watts and later on as vocation director until he was elected provincial minister in 2002. 

 

Prior to entering the Capuchins, Fr. Tony was an international banker and Senior Vice President with First Interstate Bank in Los Angeles. Fr. Tony also served in the US Army as a medic in the 47th Medical Battalion at Fort Hood Texas from 1966-1968. 

 

Fr. Tony was born in Cuba, is a widower and has a daughter who is married. Fr. Tony’s daughter and husband live in San Francisco and have two children. 

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Prayer Breakfast Emcee — Ron Pearson

Not only does Ron Pearson juggle in his act, he also juggles his Hollywood career. As a stand up comedian, Ron has made hundreds of TV appearances doing stand up on shows like THE LATE LATE SHOW, CHELSEA LATELY, THE DENNIS MILLER SHOW, NICKMOM NIGHT OUT, and COMEDY CENTRAL. 
 

As an actor, Ron has also done numerous roles over the years! You might recognize him from his series regular role on MALCOLM AND EDDIE, where he became known as the not so bright bar tender, Doug Ricketts. Among other roles, you’ve seen him as a recurring character on other great shows like; THAT 70s SHOW, THE GEORGE LOPEZ SHOW, THE DREW CAREY SHOW, TWO GUYS AND A GIRL, among many others. In the film department, Ron has had his share of work as well. Movies like, The Disney Channel film ‘STARSTRUCK’, LITTLE BLACK BOOK, with Brittany Murphy, Holly Hunter and Cathy Bates,  and the film THE INCREDIBLE BURT WONDERSTONE with Steve Carell. Most recently, Ron has worked with Gabriel Iglecias on his new Netflix series, MR. IGLESIAS and with Tia Mowry on her new Netflix series, FAMILY REUNION. 

THANK YOU TO OUR EVENT SPONSORS:

LEADER SPONSORS

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Scott and Karen Young

PATRON SPONSORS

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Brandon and Anne Averill

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Todd Samuelson and Palin Ngaotheppitak

Reid and Joyce Samuelson

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SUPPORTER SPONSORS

Sam and Darla Longo

Friend of the Y (Anonymous)

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2022 PRESENTING SPONSOR

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MANY THANKS TO THOSE WHO ATTENDED & SUPPORTED OUR 2022 ANNUAL COMMUNITY PRAYER BREAKFAST

WITH YOUR HELP WE RAISED OVER

$50,000

Thank you to everyone who made this event unforgettable, especially Keynote Speaker and La Cañada Flintridge Outlook’s Columnist Chris Erskine. It was truly an inspiring morning featuring words from the best our community has to offer.

We look forward to seeing everyone again next year.

LEADER SPONSORS

Scott and Karen Young 

Mark and Monica Skeehan

PATRON SPONSORS

Brandon and Anne Averill, Gregory and DeDe Cook,

Hutchinson and Bloodgood LLP, Reid and Joyce Samuelson, Todd Samuelson,

Palin Ngaotheppitak

SUPPORTER SPONSORS

Sam and Darla Longo

Friend of the Y (Anonymous)

 

TABLE SPONSORS

Glendale Area Schools Credit Union, YMCA of Glendale, Bill and Judi Shupper, Deb and Brent Weirick, Allen Lund Company, Keith Eich, Howard & Rhoda Baker, Dianne Martin, Caroline Craven, Sendas Nuevas, Ken and Lori Gorvetzian, Iuculano Family, David and Lauriann Kim, Bridges, La Cañada Presbyterian Church

COMMUNITY SPONSORS

Michael and Ingrid McConnell

Knauf Maxwell Insurance Services

Bob Smith Toyota

Gary Zentmyer

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