Timothy Bradley Wins Alumnae Spotlight Award
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Timothy Bradley Wins Alumnae Spotlight Award at One Night Out Bollywood Benefit for the Foundation for the Palm Springs Unified School District
Next Year’s Event “One Night Out Rio De Janeiro Slated for October 2024
20 October 2023 – Palm Springs: The Foundation for Palm Springs Unified School District (PSUSD)honored Timothy Bradley, a former PSUSD student and world champion boxer, with the Alumnae Spotlight Award at its annual One Night Out Bollywood Dance Party on Saturday, October 7, 2023. The event, held at the Palm Springs Air Museum, was a dazzling celebration of cultural diversity and creativity, featuring live music, dancing, food, drinks at the sell-out evening.
Bradley, who graduated from Cathedral City High School in 2001, is a five-time world champion in two weight classes. He is also a motivational speaker and a philanthropist who supports various causes in the Coachella Valley. He received the Alumnae Spotlight Award for his outstanding achievements and contributions to the community.
“I am humbled and honored to receive this award from The Foundation and PSUSD,” Bradley said. “I owe a lot to my teachers and mentors who helped me overcome challenges and pursue my dreams. I hope to inspire the next generation of students to work hard, stay focused, and never give up.”
Sponsors for One Night Out, Bollywood included Amazon, La Quinta Brewing Company, Jim & Carol Egan, Barton CPA, Steve Tobin/Johnny Krupa and The Grace Helen Spearman Charitable Foundation, Western Wind Foundation, Spencer’s Restaurant, Mendez Air Conditioning & Heatingand Lulu Catering & Events, Terri and Bart Ketover and David Perry & Associates, Inc.
The Palm Springs Unified School District and The Foundation are committed to celebrating our valley’s brilliantly diverse and significant cultures,” said Ellen Goodman, Foundation Director. “One way to unify us all is our annual One Night Out event. What a thrilling evening to see our community come together for such a great cause, our 20,000+ students, our next generation. Our sponsors, school district members, our production team and every attendee is to thank for this marvelous success.”
Longtime Foundation supporter, and owner of Lulu’s who provided the evening’s food and beverages agreed:
“What an amazing, fun, happy and colorful evening with lively, very danceable music — and a dance floor absolutely filled with very diverse and beautiful dancers — and delicious food and drinks,” said Jerry Keller. “It was a wonderful gala that made many, many new friends for The Foundation and the Palm Springs Unified School District.”
Next year’s event, which will be the third annual, will continue its international and multicultural theme: “One Night Out Rio de Janeiro will take place in October 2024 at the Palm Springs Air Museum
“The PSUSD Foundation’s annual One Night Out event has quickly become one of the highlight events of the year,” said Jeffrey Bernstein, Palm Springs Mayor Pro Tem. “This year’s Bollywood event was the epitome of creativity and diversity. It’s wonderful to see such a fun, happy and affordable event to benefit our kids.”
A nonprofit supporting the Palm Springs Unified School District (PSUSD), The Foundation for PSUSDbuilds public-private partnerships to strengtheneducation and create opportunities for students. The Foundation leads innovative initiatives in technology, science, the arts, leadership, and health and wellness, designed to prepare students and open doors to new pathways for the future, either in postsecondary education or a career after high school. Partnering withindividual investors, businesses, community leaders, mentors, teachers, and parents boosts rates of student success and helps sustain a thriving, vibrant community. The Foundation’s first program awarded micro-grants to classroom teachers; today, the teamsupports a dozen initiatives at any given time, ranging from FAA student drone training to students performing with Broadway musical artists, from college prep mentoring and college tours to major wellness initiatives in schools, all aimed at increasing achievement and opening possibilities for student futures.
To inquire about becoming an event Partner or Sponsorfor next year’s “One Night Out: Rio de Janeiro”, call (760) 416-8455 or connect with Ellen Goodman, Director, The Foundation for PSUSD. For more information on The Foundation for Palm Springs Unified School District at www.psusdfoundation.net