Hosted by ABC7 News Reporter/Anchor Cheryl Jennings, "Profiles of Excellence" features five truly impressive individuals.
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Evelyn Cheatham: Our first profile highlights a chef teaching struggling teens the skills needed to work in a restaurant kitchen. Evelyn Cheatham believes in giving kids a chance by sharing her love and passion or food.
>> Website: www.orthourweight.org
Zoe Dunning: Our next profile was the only openly gay member of the U.S. military for 13 years after she won her case against the "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy. And Zoe Dunning continues to fight for the rights of others.
>> Website: www.zoedunning.com
Jenny Ming: Our next profile looks at one of the most talented retail executives in the country. Jenny Ming was at the helm of al little known spin-off of The Gap called Old Navy. Now she leads the way at Charlotte Russe, a national specialty retailer for young women.
>> Website: www.charlotterusse.com
Dr. BJ Miller: Our next profile spotlights a UCSF physician and professor-turned non-profit leader. Dr. BJ Miller turned a tragic, life-altering event into a rewarding career helping people with chronic and life-threatening illnesses.
>> Website: www.zenhospice.org
Poncho Guevara: Our final profile features the man leading the way at Sacred Heart Community Service. Poncho Guevara knows their services are vital to the South Bay – working to bring an end to poverty in our community.
>> Website: www.sacredheartcs.org
The Asian Art Museum in San Francisco is home to a world-renowned collection of more than 18,000 Asian art treasures, spanning 6000 years of history. Currently on display is the exciting exhibit "Phantoms of Asia: Contemporary Awakens The Past." Bold new art from all over Asia explores spirits, spirituality, and the afterlife. Don't miss this unique exhibit on display through September 2, 2012.
>> Website: www.asianart.org
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Profiles of Excellence (Jul 2012)