Event to Honor Qualcomm CEO
SAN DIEGO, May 11 /PRNewswire/ --
WHAT: 211 San Diego executives will highlight key initiatives the organization is undertaking to make 211 a nationwide service, discuss the critical role that 211 plays in the community during times of need, and honor community leaders for their support and resources at Join Our Journey event. 211 San Diego also will recognize the technical assistance and infrastructure support of Qualcomm and the Company's chairman and CEO, Dr. Paul E. Jacobs. The 5th annual 211 San Diego event honors key community players and 211 partners for providing critical support to 211 making it possible for the non-profit organization to respond to disaster and crisis situations. WHY: 211 San Diego is recognized as a pioneer of 211 services across the country due to its technology and response practices. Qualcomm's support of resources allows 211 to be able to process the high volume of critically important calls in order to respond to disasters and crisis situations. Over the past year, 211 San Diego has seen an increase in calls from people looking for help due to their personal economic situation - whether they have lost a job, are struggling with foreclosure or eviction, need to find healthcare or are fighting just to put food on the table. Local supporters, legacy champions, past and potential funders and donors, partners, entrepreneurs, and fellow community agencies will be in attendance. WHO: Greg Cox, San Diego County Supervisor, District 1 John Ohanian, 211 San Diego CEO Dr. Paul E. Jacobs, Qualcomm Chairman & CEO WHEN: Tuesday, May 12, 2009 11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Reception 12 noon - 12:30 p.m. - Lunch Served 12:30 p.m. - 1 p.m. - Program and Presentations -- Greg Cox and Murray Galinson, Chairman of San Diego National Bank -- John Ohanian -- Dr. Paul E. Jacobs WHERE: Hilton Torrey Pines 10950 North Torrey Pines Rd. La Jolla, CA 92037 858.558.1500 VISUALS: San Diego County Supervisor Greg Cox, 211 San Diego CEO John Ohanian and Qualcomm Chairman & CEO Dr. Paul E. Jacobs will be available for interviews.
For additional information please contact: Meg Storer Phone: (858) 300-1240 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
About 211 San Diego:
With primary funding from First 5 San Diego, 211 San Diego helps people by connecting them efficiently to the service delivery system, and providing vital trend information for community planning. For more information about 211, go to 211sandiego.org.
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