SANTA CLARA, Calif., April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Join San Francisco 49ers Head Coach Jim Harbaugh for JobTrain's annual Breakfast of Champions at the Santa Clara Convention Center on Friday, May 4th, 7:30-9:30 a.m. Tickets and select sponsorships are available by calling 650-330-6436 or online at www.jobtrainworks.org. With Facebook as the event's presenting sponsor, proceeds from the Breakfast of Champions will directly benefit vocational training and job placement at JobTrain.
Acclaimed as a Silicon Valley premier non-profit event, the Breakfast of Champions is guaranteed to inspire and uplift attendees with a powerful program that highlights the dramatic transformation of JobTrain students and participation of exciting celebrity guests.
Coach of the Year Jim Harbaugh will deliver a speech to an estimated 1,000 guests. Other Breakfast celebrities include Ronnie Lott, Tara VanDerveer, Mike Pritchard, Al Attles, Rita Williams & emcee Jan Hutchins. Environmentalist & organic cuisine restaurateur Jesse Cool will be honored as the Role Model of the Year.
JobTrain transforms lives and communities in Silicon Valley. Located on the East Palo Alto / Menlo Park border since 1965, the nonprofit job training and placement organization has helped more than 160,000 men and women in the Valley reclaim their lives from welfare, incarceration, unemployment and poverty. JobTrain prepares their students for successful careers in high-demand fields by teaching practical cutting edge skills and transforming attitudes to create a foundation for long-term success. In addition to vocational training in five distinct disciplines, JobTrain provides assessment, academic courses, GED Preparation, life skills, computer literacy, one-on-one counseling and job placement assistance. JobTrain also offers transportation and childcare support and connects students with other needed services. JobTrain places 75% of its graduates in quality jobs.