PUSD Volunteers Honored at Pasadena Education Network's 11th Annual Wine, Beer, & Spirits Tasting Event

PEN Honors Outstanding Volunteers at Wine Tasting Event

Published : Wednesday, March 13, 2019 | 12:30 PM

From Top clockwise: Begonia Bautista, Scott Harden, Angie Uriu, Diane Orona

The Pasadena Education Network (PEN) will host its 11th Annual Wine, Beer, & Spirits Tasting on Sunday, April 14, at the McCreight Family home in Pasadena from 5 – 8 p.m. The event includes a variety of wines, beers, spirits, with food provided by Amara, Paella Project and Nothing Bundt Cake. Music will be provided by the John Muir High School Jazz Band, and there will also be a silent auction, and recognition of outstanding school volunteers.

PEN is a network of more than 1,500 parents who support and send their children to Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) schools. The grassroots nonprofit promotes family participation in public education in Pasadena, Altadena and Sierra Madre, and believes that parent and community involvement are essential to building strong schools for all students. Annually, PEN recognizes parent and community leaders who represent the type of involvement for which they advocate. This year, three outstanding volunteers are being honored: Begonia Bautista Beltran, Scott Harden, and Angie Uriu. PEN will also recognize Diane Orona with the PEN Founders Award for her commitment to PEN’s work.

Tickets for the Wine Tasting are $75; $100 ticket includes the Beer & Spirits Tasting also. Kids Klub Pasadena will provide discounted childcare for children of attendees who complete paperwork no later than April 9 at 5 p.m. Sponsorships and opportunities to recognize the event honorees are available at www.penfamilies.org.

PEN is an independent grass-roots nonprofit organization that promotes family participation in public education to benefit all students in Pasadena, Altadena and Sierra Madre. PEN provides parent education programs and services to help parents explore, evaluate, and engage with their public schools as well as representing a collective voice for parents with the Pasadena Unified School District.

For more information contact PEN at (866) 216-7334 or www.penfamilies.org.








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