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ICAN Festival of Trees Program


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ICAN Festival of Trees Program

  1. 1. December 3, 2010Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa
  2. 2. ICAN is a non-profit organization that provides free, comprehensive programs that empower youth to be productive, self-confident, and responsible members of the community. Event Sponsors ICAN Create the Magic! Sponsorn ICAN serves over 2,000 youth annually! ICAN Make Miracles! Sponsorn ICAN’s programs are provided entirely free ICAN Make Dreams Come True! Sponsors of charge to all youth and families, to ensure equal access to these ICAN Believe in Youth! Sponsor life changing programs. In-Kind Sponsors Darren Shumway Auctioneer I Can Create the Magic Participants Commander Edward Upshaw, Chandler Police Department Brenda Grubel, ICAN Peer Leader Tim Walker, General Dynamics Meghann Schottenbauer, ICAN Prevention Specialist Jim & Karen Smith, AVNET Logistics Damien Gomez, Chandler Fire Department Steve & Alane Kovach, Kovach Metal Roofing Marty Breeden, Catholic Healthcare West Principal Paul Bollard, Chandler Unified School District The Magsayo Family, ICAN Jonathan Davis, ICAN Peer Leader Alicia Perez, ICAN Family & Community Programs Manager Henry Salinas, ICAN Founder Brett Henkel, Big Two Toyota/Scion of Chandler
  3. 3. n 6 of every 10 youth Cocktails & Registration String Theory served by ICAN live in families earning less than Welcome & Call to Seating Michelle Schechner, US Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management $15,000 annually, for a 4-5 member household Opening Remarks Jay Tibshraeny, City of Chandler Mayor Elect on average Dinner Served I Can Create the Magic I Can Create the Magic Presentersn 6 of 10 youth living in The Magic of Stronger Families Evelyn Flores, ICAN Parent the area served by ICAN The Magic of Community Christy McClendon, are using alcohol or ICAN Chief Executive Officer other substances to cope Festival of Trees, Live Auction Daren Shumway, Auctioneer with the harsh realities of the street; 4 of those 10 Dessert & Intermission Silent Auction Closes at End of Intermission! Chandler Honor Guard, Pipe & Drum will not graduate high school; and another 4 of Continuing of Auction Daren Shumway, Auctioneer 10 will go to bed hungry ICAN Tree Auction Police Chief Sherry Kiyler & Fire Chief Jeff Clark tonight Festival of Trees Drawing Jonathan Davis, ICAN Peer Leader & Closing Remarks & Cary Allen, M&I Bank
  4. 4. Festival of Trees Live Auction Sponsors 360 Physical Therapy Christy Lamb-Johari AVNET Logistics Kent Miller Big Two Toyota/Scion of Chandler Kovach Metal Roofing Chandler Fire Department L&L Event Design Chandler Police Department Mary Lu Leger Coffin & Trout Fine Jewellers Native New Yorker Tammy Fontaine & Saundra Minckley Resident & Friends of Ocotillo Lakes ICAN Sheraton Wild Horse Pass Resort & Spa In Celebration of Golf Magic in the Neighborhood Drawing Sponsors Done in conjunction with ICAN’s Festival of Trees Event, the “Magic in the Neighborhood” is a display of fabulous trees and prizes at local business locations for which community members can purchase drawing tickets to win throughout the month of November, ending December 6th, 2010. Participating businesses include: AJ’s Fine Foods (Ray Rd. & I10) Bashas’ (Dobson Rd. & Chandler Blvd.) Food City (Arizona Ave. & Ray Rd.) Saba’s Western Wear (Boston St., just west of Arizona Ave.) Also participating in the “Magic in the Neighborhood” is the fabulous drawing tree featured tonight, title: “WHOWULDATHUNKIT” – a Blue Jean Christmas Tree featuring over 20 amazing prizes! The winner of this tree will be pulled tonight, following the completion of our programs and tickets can ben “DailyI am faced with two difference paths to take. purchased for $5 up until the close of the silent auction. I can either continue to be at ICAN and create my Need not be present to win. future…or, I can be back out on the street giving my future up altogether.” – Marco G., ICAN Youth, Age 15
  5. 5. n ICAN provides programs that are research-based and proven effective ICAN Board of Directors at preventing substance abuse, gang involvement, Chair n Patti Bruno, QRS Insurance and other forms of Vice Chair n Mario Martinez, 360 Vantage juvenile delinquency Treasurer n Amy Funicello, Eide Bailly LLP in youth Secretary n Carey Allen, M&I Bank Member at Large n Caroline Hoeye, Distinguished Community Volunteer Scott Bourdo, Kovach Metal Roofingn ICAN involves the Marty Breeden, Catholic Healthcare West Fran Jacques, General Dynamics family in the growth Danielle Janitch, Osborn Maledon, PA process through Bobby Johnson, RED Development Renee Levin, Intel parenting programs Scott Nance, Edward Jones that build stronger Michelle Schechner, US Trust/Bank of America Jim Smith, AVNET Logistics families Camilla Strongin, The Symington Group Edward Upshaw, Chandler Police Departmentn ICAN provides programs to help youth overcome the challenges they face every day
  6. 6. ICAN Festival of Trees Planning Members Event Chair n LeNetta Leger, L&L Event Design Cat Beard, BobCat Studios Laurie Fagen, San Tan Sun News Tammy Fontaine, Bashas’n ICAN’s community Trish Fox, Big Two Toyota/Scion of Chandler outreach to curb Karen Krauter, Kovach Metal Roofing underage drinking Kent Miller, Catholic Healthcare West results in a 72% Elaine Pope, Intel Karen Smith, Distinguished Community Volunteer decrease in patrons willing to buy alcohol for a minor
  7. 7. Thank you for attending the 2010 Festival of Trees. We wish you a very Happy Holiday and a safe and prosperous New Year! To learn more about our programsand services or to become a volunteer, visit our website at