HIGH 5 Partner Appreciation Award
FIRST 5 HIGH 5 Partner Appreciation Award is for outstanding contributions by a FIRST 5 Santa Clara County grantee, partner or partnership.
Recipients further FIRST 5’s mission by performing above and beyond contractual obligations, active promotion and implementation of FIRST 5’s monthly thematic campaigns, and effective leveraging of FIRST 5 time, talent &/or funding.
Recipients are presented with a plaque in their honor at our FIRST 5 Commission meetings.
HIGH 5 Partner Appreciation Award Recipients
2013 High 5 Award Winner:
Recognition of Fred Ferrer, CEO of The Health Trust
Over the past years, Mr. Ferrer and The Health Trust have successfully operated two Family Resource Centers and provided invaluable health and school readiness outreach to families by utilizing promotores. In addition, Mr. Ferrer’s leadership in oral health issues has realized significant results including the establishment of two pediatric dental centers in San Jose and Sunnyvale and advocacy for water fluoridation in Santa Clara County.
Because of Mr. Ferrer’s work, and through The Health Trust’s partnership with FIRST 5 Santa Clara County has become a model for California and the nation in providing large-scale public health solutions for children and families.
Congratulations Fred Ferrer!