Author Chris Gardner will receive the Champion of the Year award at JobTrain's annual Breakfast of Champions at 7:30 a.m. Friday, May 7, at the Hyatt Regency Santa Clara.
Mr. Gardner, author of the 2006 autobiography, "The Pursuit of Happyness," will deliver the keynote address.
Other notables due to attend are chef Jeff Henderson of the Food Network, playwright and community activist Donald Lacy, and comedian Michael Pritchard. One thousand guests are expected to attend the breakfast, says JobTrain spokesperson Kail Lubarsky. Individual tickets are $45.
JobTrain, based in Menlo Park, is a nonprofit job-training organization, formerly known as OICW. For more information, call 330-6569.