2017 VIA Awards
Recipients were named for prestigious awards presented by the Valley Industry Association at the VIA Bash on Friday, October 27, at the Hyatt Regency Valencia. In addition to an evening of entertainment, the organization celebrated the diversity and accomplishments of its members. Awards are given to members of distinction deserving in one of three categories. Hillary Broadwater, President and Creative Director of QM Design Group, was awarded the Connie Worden-Roberts Volunteer of the Year Award. VIA Rising Star was awarded to the SCV Senior Center, and Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital was named VIA Business of the Year.
Proceeds from the event benefit the VIA Education Foundation, Connecting to Success program, a privately-funded half day conference offering important workplace readiness skills to high school students. This signature program now trains more than 2,500 high school juniors annually from all area high schools in the William S. Hart Union High School District.
Sponsors for this year’s event included Gold level sponsor Nola Aronson’s Advanced Audiology. Silver level sponsors included QM Design Group, SCV Relocation Services, City of Santa Clarita, Henry Mayo Newhall Hospital, College of the Canyons, Logix Federal Credit Union, The Strategy Partners, Henry Rodriguez State Farm, Thrivent Financial, Wintrust Mortgage, Burrtec Waste Industries, Chiquita Canyon, Courier-Messenger, Inc., FivePoint, Mission Valley Bank, Poole & Shaffery, LLP, and Southern California Edison. Special thanks to media sponsors The Magazine of Santa Clarita & élite Magazine, Signal Multimedia and SCVTV, along with production sponsors SOS Entertainment and Point of View Communications.
For more information, contact the VIA office at [email protected] or phone 661-294-8088.
photos by Joie de Vivre photographie
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