PEP Sponsors

More than $130,000* – a record amount – was donated to PEP’s scholarship fund for 2016. That makes 250 scholarships worth $728,000 awarded to Paramount kids attending a university, community college, or trade school since the program began 13 years ago.


Special thanks to the following donors

from the 2016 fundraiser:

The Office of Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe

Weber Metals, Otto Fuchs Aerospace Group

Marukan Vinegar (USA), Inc.
Paramount Petroleum Corporation, Inc.
Don & Sherry Tomeo

FENICO Precision Casting, Inc.

Fiesta Taxi Co-Op, Inc.
Willdan Foundation

Carlton Forge Works
Lions Club of Paramount

Mattco Forge

First Transit
CalMet Services, Inc.

Alondra Hot Wings
Daryl & Barbra Hofmeyer
Farmers & Merchants Bank
Kenny's Auto Body-Towing
SC Fuels
Zamboni Company

Charles & Margaret Garcia

Horchateria Rio Luna

All American Wheel Company
Casa Gamino Family Restaurant
Cleantime Building Maintenance Co., Inc.
Dr. Max Martinez, DDS FAGD FACD
Guillen's Investment Properties
Ink Head Design & Prints
Paramount Elks #1804
WSS Shoes

UNDER $300
DeMaria Electric Motor Services
LAG Complete Car Care
Maria MacLean
MDG Associates, Inc.
Norwalk True Value Hardware
Source Graphics
Tom & Vivian Hansen
John Moreno
Erin Stibal

City of Paramount
Marukan Vinegar (USA), Inc.
Paramount Unified School District
Bianchi Winery

Lakewood Rent-All
RWB Party Props, Inc.

The following organizations or individuals donated prizes for the fundraiser:
Arthur Murray; AVI Resort & Casino; Big Ben Car Wash; Bo's Cigar Lounge, Bellflower; Bowers Museum; Bradford Renaissance Portraits; Brea Improv; Children's Book World; Chili's Restaurant, Lakewood; City of Paramount; Davey's Locker; Elephant Bar, Downey Landing; Gus's Deli BBQ & Grill; Hamburger Habit; Festival of Arts of Laguna Beach; Hofman Hospitality Group; Kidkaft; Ink Head Design & Prints; LA County Supervisor Don Knabe; Lakewood Rent-All; Los Alamitos Race Course; Mi Amor Photography; Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier; Pacific Symphony; Paula Coony; PRP Wine International; Rosarito Beach Hotel; Spirit Cruise; Starbucks; The Warehouse Restaurant; The World Famous Laugh Factory; Universal Studios Hollywood; West Coast Arborists, Inc.; Zamboni Company