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Monday, September 28, 2015

Announcing the "Michael Higby Community & Civic Pride Scholarship" at Los Angeles Valley College

As we celebrate what would of been the 51st Birthday of Michael "Mayor Sam" Higby, we gladly join Michael's Jaycee's Friends in announcing the "Michael Higby Community & Civic Pride Scholarship" at Los Angeles Valley College.
Michael's love of broadcasting took root during his time at Los Angeles Valley College.
Jack Witt
** Blogger's Note: With a head tilted to the heavens, its time to wish our bloggin friend Michael "Mayor Sam" Higby a Happy Birthday on what would been the start of his 51st year on earth. In honor of his contribution to civic improvement, Michael's Jaycee's friends have this special honor to present him on his B-day via his friend Jack Witt---Scott Johnson.

Several of us past Presidents and Board Members of the Universal City North Hollywood Jaycees, who served with and worked with Michael in the local community, have started a scholarship in Michael's honor for a student at Los Angeles Valley College. The scholarship is for an individual who demonstrates leadership, commitment and passion on a community project that helps disadvantaged kids, families or seniors. These were all things near and dear to Michael's heart, and he inspired so many us to get involved in our communities and do the same.  Michael attended LAVC in his young adult years.

So here's how you can help us and ensure the legacy of Michael Higby lives on.

Write a check, made out to "LAVC Foundation" and reference "Michael Higby Community & Civic Pride Scholarship" in the memo section. Checks can be mailed directly to:

LAVC Foundation
5800 Fulton Avenue
Valley Glen, CA 91401

Pay with a Credit Card:

1.       Go to www.lavcfoundation.org and click “Give Online Now.”
2.       Scroll down to “Other Designation” and enter $$ amount.
3.       Under “Additional Instructions” enter the name of the scholarship (The Michael Higby Community and Civic Pride Scholarship) .
4.       Click “Calculate Total” and “Donate.”
5.       Enter additional info such as credit card number.
6.       A receipt may be printed or emailed to you.
ANY amount that you can donate is appreciated. We want the spirit and goodwill of Michael Higby to thrive perpetually through this scholarship, and directly impact and inspire a young leader and student to serve his/her community and make a positive impact in people's lives, just like Michael did.
We're so grateful that Michael's former employer; SADA, has offered to match the amount of money we raise for this scholarship. So let's all chip in and make this first year's scholarship memorable while setting the stage for it to be awarded each and every year to a deserving student.

Questions? Contact Jack Witt at Jack@GetFitwithWitt.com


Jack Witt, MS, CPT
Fitness and Health Coach
Individuals / Groups / Corporate310.562.5629 Cell / 818.760.3891 Main

Happy B-day Michael!!
Scott Johnson in CD 14

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