Honorees Announced! MCLEs confirmed! Plus, A New Sponsor!

Attention legal professionals: MCLEs have been confirmed by the State Bar of California for Call to Action 2009Call to Action 2009 has been approved for 3.25 credit hours.

March 26th is quickly approaching, and the EFPN team is ready! This past week, the Board of Directors of Elder Financial Protection Network selected this year’s award recipients. Here they are:

The Sentinel Award: Steven Riess, Esq.

The Sentinel Award is a lifetime achievement award for an individual who has successfully advocated for positive change in public policy or in the judiciary concerning the protection of elders from financial abuse and exploitation and the prosecution of those who abuse them. Congratulations, Steven!

Visionary Leadership Award: Star One Credit Union

The Visionary Leadership Award is presented to an individual or organization who has had a profound impact on engaging new markets in the business of elder financial abuse prevention. It is such an honor having Star One Credit Union as a sponsor!

Professional Leadership Award: Tristan Svare, Deputy District Attorney, San Bernardino County

The Professional Leadership Award is presented to an individual whose efforts have had a significant impact in developing innovative training models on the topics of investigating, prosecuting or litigating elder abuse, particularly elder financial abuse. Way to go, Tristan!

Donald N. Phelps Community Service Award : SolanoFAST (Financial Abuse Specialist Team)

Presented to an organization or individual that has made a significant contribution to the  prevention of elder abuse through the development of an innovative community-based partnership model to prevent financial abuse. SolanoFAST has protected or recovered over $19 million in elders assets. What an accomplishment!

We are so proud of this year’s honorees!

We’re very pleased to announce that Addison Avenue Federal Credit Union has signed on as a Call to Action 2009 sponsor. Thank you, Addison Avenue FCU!

We still need sponsors, and if you have not already registered, now is the time!

The deadline to book a room at our discounted rate at the Hilton is now Friday, March 13. Click here for accommodation details!


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