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Third Annual “Man of the Year” Awards Luncheon Honorees

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11 deserving men will be honored for their generosity, leadership and community involvement

Senator Gloria Negrete McLeod will be acknowledging the good deeds and contributions of extraordinary men throughout the 32nd Senate District at her annual “Man of the Year” Awards luncheon to be held on Friday, June 29th in the City of Pomona. “The (Man of the Year) Awards Luncheon is an opportunity to highlight the successes of these men as they serve as role models for young men and boys,” said Senator Negrete McLeod. “Join me in congratulating these extraordinary public servants as they continue to make lasting and impressive contributions to our community.”

The eleven men were selected from all cities and unincorporated communities within the 32nd Senate District. The 2012 Men of the Year are: Daniel Morse, Ph.D., Community of Bloomington, Educator of 25 years, member of National/CA Science Teachers Association, youth mentor, charitable works and regional science fair organizer; Charles McGonigal, City of Fontana, Veteran, 20 year VFW member, 17 year American Legion member and volunteer at VA hospital in Loma Linda; Farrell J. Chiles, City of Pomona, 38 years, Ret. Army Veteran, NAACP Member, Tuskegee Airmen Scholarship Foundation Director and author; Paul Larson, City of Chino, Educator of 36 years, Chino Community and Children Theatre Founder and mentor for performing arts students; Keith Robinson, City of Montclair, Lab Tech for LA County, mentor and Montclair Youth Basketball program coach for 24 years; Eric Arrington, City of Rialto, 15 year Youth football coach and mentor for disabled individuals at Loma Linda Medical Center; Lee Sena, Community of Muscoy, Ret. Fireman and Captain of 34 years, Muscoy Water Board Member and church volunteer; Max J. Lofy, City of Colton, Former Colton City Council Member, Ret. Colton Recreation Director of 22 years and youth sports activist; Ken Morse, City of Ontario, Senior center volunteer, nursing home volunteer, Kiwanis Club member, homeless advocate, child mentor and charitable drives organizer; Terrance Stone, City of San Bernardino, President, CEO, and Executive Director of Young Visionaries Youth Leadership Academy and Chair of the Inland Empire Minority-led Resource Development Coalition; and Artist Gilbert, 32nd Senate District, Ret. LAPD Officer of 25 years, Army Veteran, Boys and Girls Club of San Bernardino Board Member, Vernon Bragg Toastmasters, Rialto Chamber of Commerce, Company B 1402 Engineers, foster parent recruiter, Blacks in Government member, and mentor of Children of Incarcerated parents.

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