3rd Annual Legacy of Leaders Gala at the National Orange Show

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Step right up to this year’s “big tent” event…

On Friday, February 28th, 2014, the Inland Leaders Foundation (ILF), a non-profit organization, will hold its 3rd Annual Legacy of Leaders Gala at the National Orange Show Events Center in San Bernardino. This year’s exciting Gala is being held in support of providing high-quality schools built on parent choice and education reform.  The goal of the event is to bring together numerous corporations, community volunteers, parents and school staff to assist in “Building a Legacy of Leaders Today, By Investing in the Future Leadership of Tomorrow.”  The theme of the 2014 Legacy of Leaders Gala is Carnival of Dreams, which speaks to our hope of inspiring innovation in each and every student!   Innovation is what Inland Leaders Foundation is looking for in our leaders of tomorrow.  This enchanting evening will surely be a night of dreams and visions for the future of education in this valley.

Please join us for what is sure to be a night to Dazzle and Amaze!  With an estimated attendance of over 300 attendees, this evening of live and silent auctions, delicious fare and much more, the ILF Gala will provide you the ability to support a great cause. And with so many of our friends and neighbors joining us, the evening is sure to be an excellent marketing opportunity for local businesses to advertise while helping the vision of Inland Leaders Foundation.

The evening will include keynote speakers, Ref Rodriguez, President and CEO of Partners for Developing Futures (Partners) and Mike Gordon, founder of Inland Leaders Charter School.  Also, Inland Leaders Foundation (ILF) will be acknowledging exemplary leaders that have “Lead by Example” and have made a difference in our community:  Jack Brown (CEO of Stater Brothers), Dr. Cheryl Marshall (President of Crafton Hills College), Steve Copeland (a successful independent business owner since 1974) and Desiree Davis (ILCS Secretary).

As sponsors continue to stream in, this delightful evening is on track to becoming THE biggest event of the year! Here are just a few of our distinguished Sponsors:

The Bogh Family, Barney & Barney, HUB International-Davis and Graeber and Inland Surety, Yucai Chinese School, Crafton Hills College, Carlson Family Dentistry, Little Smiles Pediatric Dentistry, The Calimesa Royale Dining Restaurant, Smart Solar Power, Century 21 Lois Lauer Realty, Massongill Wealth Management, Ed Filijan Photography, and more.

We are also honored to have as guests San Bernardino County Supervisor James Ramos, and other distinguished local city officials, the ILCS board as well as the ILF board, and many ILCS staff and parents.

Get your tickets or sponsorship online at  to make an immediate and outstanding impact in the lives of students. Proceeds provided to the Foundation are tax deductible under 501(c)3 IRS regulations. There are many different sponsorship packages to choose from, so no matter how you wish to assist, you will find a package that works for you! With your generous sponsorship, you will receive not only dinner tickets with prominent seating at the gala, but also promotional collateral leading up to the event. The Inland Leaders Foundation will also show it’s appreciation for your generous support of these young ones by engraving your name and the name of your company on an 8 inch plaque that will be placed in their our state of the art facility.

Inland Leaders Foundation is a non-profit, public benefit foundation and is non-discriminatory in its practices and policies. For more information visit or call 909-844-5772 and speak with Terah Gordon, ILF Secretary.