The Daily Transcript is pleased to partner with Father Joe's Villages to present the program guide for the Outstanding Neighbor of the Year luncheon. The awards ceremony will be held Thursday, June 2 at the Hilton San Diego Mission Valley.
More than two dozen San Diego companies and businesses participated in the inaugural recognition of employees who go beyond their job descriptions and reach out to neighbors in need. Here is the 2005 participant list with the nominees for Outstanding Neighbor of the Year.
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Ace Parking Management Inc. (Team)
Father Joe’s Villages offers homeless children, families and adults the opportunity to rehabilitate their lives through its nationally recognized Continuum of Care. This model provides a comprehensive response to meeting the multiple needs of our clients at its four member villages in San Diego and Indio.
In the mid-1980s, Father Joe Carroll established the first in a family of villages to provide essential services to the increasing number of homeless in San Diego County.
Marriott, Sheraton, Hyatt and Hilton boost employment through Father Joe’s Villages
From the beginning, Father Joe Carroll understood the value of strong partnerships with Southern California business leaders. With the support of corporations large and small more than 20 years ago, he lay the financial foundation for Father Joe’s Villages, which has become internationally renown for its innovative and successful rehabilitative services to help the less fortunate.
The Joe Carroll story is the archetypal American epic: a poor kid from the Bronx with a knack for making a buck seeks fame and fortune in California with the goal of becoming a millionaire. But Carroll’s fame, fortune and notoriety were divinely redirected from personal gains to more universal ones.