Napa Valley Farmworker Foundation Celebrates Students’ Accomplishments at the 3rd…

first_imgHome Industry News Releases Napa Valley Farmworker Foundation Celebrates Students’ Accomplishments at the 3rd Annual…Industry News ReleasesWine BusinessNapa Valley Farmworker Foundation Celebrates Students’ Accomplishments at the 3rd Annual Appreciation LuncheonBy Press Release – June 18, 2018 57 0 AdvertisementRosbin Yancor, Farmworker Foundation graduate and employee of Lampyridae Vineyards. Photo credit Caroline Keller, Farmworker FoundationNAPA, CA (June 16, 2018) – The Napa Valley Farmworker Foundation honored the accomplishments of 50 student at the 3rd Annual Appreciation Luncheon at Meadowood on Friday.  The event recognized 2018 graduates of the English Literacy Program winners of the 2018 Napa County Pruning Contest. Also recognized were the donors whose generosity helped provide educational and professional development opportunities to over 15,000 Napa Valley vineyard workers and their families.“The vineyard profession has changed. We are now working in a diverse community with many different languages spoken and a highly developed professional workforce. The Farmworker Foundation is here to support you and provide educational opportunities,” said Steve Moulds, President of the Napa Valley Farmworker Foundation.Arnulfo Solorio, one of the Napa Valley Farmworker Foundation founders and a current Director, emphasized the importance of education. “When we started the Napa Valley Farmworker Foundation eight years ago, I was asked what do farmworkers need? I pulled from my own experience. It all came down to opportunities to learn and to become a better person, on the job and beyond.”Assemblywoman Cecilia Aguiar-Curry spoke, “Education is number one. It creates positive change. Thank you, students, for your dedication and hard work, improving your lives and our community. And thank you to the Napa Valley Farmworker Foundation.  You are the only one of its kind in California, supporting farmworkers through education and professional development.”The Napa Valley Farmworker Foundation produces high-level programs for vineyard workers that focus on health and safety, personal success tools such as gaining management and leadership skills, financial advice, English language opportunities, and information on community services for them and their families.For more information or to make a donation, visit: Napa Valley Farmworker Foundation or phone (707) 944.8311.About the Napa Valley Farmworker FoundationFounded by the Napa Valley Grapegrowers in 2011, the mission of the Napa Valley Farmworker Foundation is to support and promote Napa Valley’s vineyard workers through education and professional development. The Napa Valley Farmworker Foundation is the only one of its kind in the United States, providing educational opportunities, advanced training programs, leadership and management classes, English literacy programs, and much more. To date, the Farmworker Foundation has offered education and professional development opportunities to more than 15,000 vineyard workers and their families.For more information, visit our website at  Napa Valley Farmworker FoundationAbout the Napa Valley GrapegrowersThe Napa Valley Grapegrowers is a non-profit trade organization that has played a vital role in strengthening Napa Valley’s reputation as a world-class viticultural region for 43 years.  Its mission is to preserve and promote Napa Valley’s world-class vineyards. NVG represents 726 Napa County grapegrowers and associated businesses. For more information, visit our website Napa Valley GrapegrowersFollow Napa Valley Grapegrowers on Facebook and InstagramAdvertisement Linkedin TAGSNapa Valley Farmworker FoundationNapa Valley GrapegrowersRosbin Yancor Twitter ReddIt Share Pinterest Facebook Previous articleHenry Jayer, The Heritage: Breaking RecordsNext articleWente Vineyards Introduces New Tasting & Tour Experiences at Historic Livermore Valley Winery Press Release Emaillast_img

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