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February 2, 1997 | NANCY CLEELAND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They made it the hard way. Now a group of successful first- and second-generation Californians, many of whose parents fled poverty in Mexico, are giving back by helping poor but promising Latino students go to college. Three years ago, these attorneys, educators, business owners and bankers met to create a scholarship fund and pledged to raise at least $1 million.
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July 27, 2000 | DAVID HALDANE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Nadia Maria Davis was in her second year of law school when disaster struck. Her father died, her family needed help, and she thought she would have to drop out of school. Davis had already made her announcement to the dean when aid came in the form of a scholarship from the Orange County Hispanic Education Endowment Fund.
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November 14, 1997 | MIMI KO CRUZ
Seven educators will be honored tonight during the Orange County Hispanic Education Endowment Fund's fourth annual awards dinner. The organization offers a variety of programs and scholarships to Latino students throughout the county. It will present Enriqueta L. Ramos the Career Achievement Award. Phyllis Perez, Manuel Espinoza, Toriann V.
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October 23, 1999 | MARIA ELENA FERNANDEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Though their contributions are diverse--from creating a university preparation project for community college students to having a knack for spreading enthusiasm--the seven educators honored Friday by the Orange County Hispanic Education Endowment Fund all have one thing in common. "They are doing extraordinary things in the classroom," said attorney Ruben Smith, one of the group's founders and a co-chair.
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July 17, 1998 | GREGORY MENA
An organization that provides scholarships and sponsors programs for Latino students honored individual and corporate donors at a reception Thursday. Ruben Smith, co-chair of the Orange County Hispanic Education Endowment Fund, expressed thanks to major contributors, saying they have "recognized the continuing growth of Orange County's Hispanic population and the need to educate our future job force."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
October 23, 1999 | MARIA ELENA FERNANDEZ, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Though their contributions are diverse--from creating a university preparation project for community college students to having a knack for spreading enthusiasm--the seven educators honored Friday by the Orange County Hispanic Education Endowment Fund all have one thing in common. "They are doing extraordinary things in the classroom," said attorney Ruben Smith, one of the group's founders and a co-chair.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 27, 2000 | DAVID HALDANE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Nadia Maria Davis was in her second year of law school when disaster struck. Her father died, her family needed help, and she thought she would have to drop out of school. Davis had already made her announcement to the dean when aid came in the form of a scholarship from the Orange County Hispanic Education Endowment Fund.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 6, 2000 | Greg Risling, (949) 574-4226
A Laguna Niguel attorney was recently named to the Orange County Fair and Exposition Center board of directors by Gov. Gray Davis. Ruben Smith, 42, was appointed to the position last month and will replace Don Willet of Newport Beach, who served for eight years on the board. Smith is president-elect of the Orange County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and co-founder of the Hispanic Educational Endowment Fund.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
February 4, 1997 | NANCY CLEELAND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They made it the hard way. Now a group of successful first- and second-generation Californians, many of whose parents fled poverty in Mexico, are giving back by helping poor but promising Latino students go to college. Three years ago, these attorneys, educators, business owners and bankers met to create a scholarship fund and pledged to raise at least $1 million.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 17, 1998 | GREGORY MENA
An organization that provides scholarships and sponsors programs for Latino students honored individual and corporate donors at a reception Thursday. Ruben Smith, co-chair of the Orange County Hispanic Education Endowment Fund, expressed thanks to major contributors, saying they have "recognized the continuing growth of Orange County's Hispanic population and the need to educate our future job force."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
November 14, 1997 | MIMI KO CRUZ
Seven educators will be honored tonight during the Orange County Hispanic Education Endowment Fund's fourth annual awards dinner. The organization offers a variety of programs and scholarships to Latino students throughout the county. It will present Enriqueta L. Ramos the Career Achievement Award. Phyllis Perez, Manuel Espinoza, Toriann V.
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February 2, 1997 | NANCY CLEELAND, TIMES STAFF WRITER
They made it the hard way. Now a group of successful first- and second-generation Californians, many of whose parents fled poverty in Mexico, are giving back by helping poor but promising Latino students go to college. Three years ago, these attorneys, educators, business owners and bankers met to create a scholarship fund and pledged to raise at least $1 million.
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