Tickets on sale for State of the Schools breakfast

DOWNEY – Downey Unified superintendent Dr. John Garcia will host the school district’s sixth annual State of the Schools, taking place Friday, Oct. 5, at the Los Angeles County Office of Education’s west conference center.

The breakfast begins at 7 a.m. and is scheduled to end at approximately 9 a.m.

Breakfast will be served as attendees listen to keynote speakers share the district’s achievements and strategic direction. This event will also enlighten guests about the major programs being implemented throughout the district, while serving as an opportunity to meet the school district’s Board of Education members and staff.

All proceeds will go to TLC Family Resource Center, which partners with more than 50 agencies dedicated to providing support to children and families. These services include providing the help needed by parents to become better participants in our schools and the community.

TLC also ensures that each referred student receives the physical and emotional support they need.

Last year’s State of the Schools was a sold out event, with 350 guests in attendance and over $5,000 in proceeds benefiting TLC.

Downey Unified invites the community to attend this year’s informative event; tickets will be via presale only and are $35 per person. Tables of eight and sponsorships are also available for organizations or individuals. This event is tax deductible.

To reserve your seat for the sixth annual State of the Schools or to inquire about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Ashley Greaney at (562) 469-6513 or email The final day to reserve your seat or a sponsorship for this event is Sept. 27.

NewsStaff Report