Brian Copeland -- Comedian, Actor, Talk Show Host and Author -- Headlines at JobTrain's Breakfast of Champions on May 3, 2013

Apr 29, 2013, 19:03 ET from JobTrain

SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Billed as Silicon Valley's "premier non-profit event," JobTrain's BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS will be held on Friday, May 3rd, from 7:30 – 9:30 a.m. at the Santa Clara Convention Center.

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This year's dynamic lineup of speakers features  Brian Copeland, the actor, comedian, radio talk show host, playwright and author whose hit one-man-show "Not a Genuine Black Man" is the longest running solo act in San Francisco history. Guests will also hear from women basketball greats Tara VanDerveer and Jennifer Azzi and humanitarian stand-up comic Michael Pritchard.

The Role Model Award will honor Sharon Williams, JobTrain's long-time Executive Director who is retiring this year. The Community Champion Award will be presented to Facebook, and the Employer Champion Award will recognize the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission. Hewlett-Packard will receive special recognition for their significant and consistent support of JobTrain (OICW) since its founding in 1965. The heart of the Breakfast is the Alumni Awards, presented to JobTrain graduates who have turned their lives around. United Airlines sponsors a "Where I Want to Fly and Why" essay contest for students.

Breakfast of Champions XXIX will be packed with inspiration, and the room will be filled with celebrities and notables. You never know who you'll see at the Breakfast! Don't miss it.

To learn more about the BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS, please contact Kail Lubarsky at 650.330.6569 or To order tickets or become a sponsor, contact Reshma Putnam at 650-330-6436 or or visit JobTrain's website: