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PARTI Program Welcomes Miss California Petite 2018 Kayla Burton as ExPosure VIP 'Role' Model
The ExPosure Charity Event will provide a unique opportunity to connect with business professionals and show support of an important cause: Creating awareness about social issues that affect youth to help End Bullying and Violent Lifestyles.
By: PARTI Program
"Kayla's commitment to Bullying Prevention is unwavering and she considers it her personal responsibility to bring the cause to public attention," says Winston Ashby, Executive Director of the PARTI Program. "We're so happy to have her on our team bringing her voice, energy, and individual testimony into the light."
"I was so excited to compete in my very first pageant and I won the title as 2018 Miss California Petite for Bullying Prevention – an issue I'm very passionate about because I was a victim of bullying," says Kayla. "My experience being bullied started in middle school. During this time I was also cyberbullied – before the term even existed. I want to help victims of bullying by educating students and parents on and what they can do to prevent something like this from happening to them."
"It is an honor to work with the PARTI Program and volunteer as a VIP 'Role' Model for the upcoming ExPosure Charity Event – using my 'star power' to attract attention to this annual fundraiser and increase participation to benefit the worthy cause," adds Kayla. "By helping to shine the light on the PARTI Program, I am doing my part to create a world without bullying where people must make the choice to be kind. The world needs more kindness and more people to stand up to bullying."
Other confirmed participants include: Retired 49er and Superbowl Champion Dennis Brown; Chris Boyd, Senior Vice President at Kaiser Permanente; Jan Eric Nordmo, President at Off The Wall Soccer and Board Member of the Los Gatos Community Foundation; Ravinder LaL, Owner at The UPS Store; and Joshua Russell, Senior Vice President and Silicon Valley Market Manager at Bank of America.
October is National Bullying Awareness Month, and over the past 6 years, numerous Silicon Valley executives, professionals, and philanthropists have championed the PARTI Program – resulting in increased youth involvement and a system to provide Bullying Prevention Toolkits to Bay Area schools.
Here is how more of the business community can get involved:
· Become an event Partner
· Become a VIP event "role" Model
· Purchase tickets to our VIP Reception
October 4, 2018
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
ExPosure Charity Event & Fashion Show
Santa Clara Convention Center
5001 Great America Parkway
Santa Clara, CA 95054
The ExPosure Event will feature a private dinner for key stakeholders, select fundraising partners, and sponsors, followed by fundraising activities, silent auction, charity fashion show, and networking after the event.
VIP Tickets include 2 drink tickets, 2 raffle tickets, early access to VIP Reception area, appetizers, VIP gift bag, and admission to our networking court 30 minutes prior to doors opening to the general public (6:30 pm).
General Admission begins at 7:00 pm and attendees enjoy the networking court with Silicon Valley professionals and Silent Auction. Enjoy networking after the fashion event concludes. Empower youth and help stop bullying.
The mission of the P.A.R.T.I. Program (Positive Alternative Recreation Teambuilding Impact) is to promote education around youth healthy lifestyles and healthy decision making. We serve low to moderate income youth and families.
We want the next generation to imagine their bright future…
– to be in a safe environment
– to develop their individuality
– to be treated fairly and justly
– to be supported and handled with kindness
– to be encouraged emotionally and intellectually
– to be empowered to realize their full potential