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MEET THE FUNDRAISING TEAM for CCEF!
Meet Lillian (Lilly) Jimenez.
Lilly is a retired US Army medical officer and retired Regional Health Services Administrator for the Southeast of the US. She now serves as a Healthcare Subject Matter Expert Consultant and is actively involved with community charities. Her highest titles are wife, mother and grandmother.
Lilly is also our team leader for this fundraiser.
Everyone, say HI to Lilly.

Meet Eddie Emeric. Eddie loves working with the team for this special cause. He also raises funds throughout the year for Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta.
Although we on the fundraising team wear many hats, Eddie is primarily responsible for all the social media. (Yep, I’m writing my own bio…ūüėāūüėāūüėā), Everyone say HI to Eddie!

Cristina Jimenez
Cristina spent her childhood as a military brat which provided her the opportunity to see the world differently. She not only spent the last 23 years in the healthcare profession but also spent several years as a recreational cheerleading coach. Coaching made her realize the importance of giving back to our community and how one minute of a person’s time can impact the lives of others. Her biggest blessing in life is being a Mom to two unique individuals. This year Cristina proudly became a grandmother for the first time.
Everyone say HI to Cristina!

This is Josefina Fern√°ndez. Affectionately known as ‚ÄúFina‚ÄĚ.
Born in San Juan Puerto Rico, She has been a world traveler since birth. She’s had the opportunity to live and work in various countries. Fina has worked for 20 years as Production manager for such companies as Nike, Adidas and Perry Ellis to name a few. Since returning to the USA, Fina worked as a District General Manager for HRBlock. But nothing as being a proud mother of a very talented young man.

Congratulations to the March 2021 ABC Training Academy carpentry class graduates! Job well done and thank you ABC instructors and CCEF staff.

CCEF & ABC Training Academy March 2021 Scaffold Builder Graduation Class! CCEF congratulates the March 2021 ABC Training Academy graduates of the Scaffold Builder class. Job well done students, training instructors and CCEF Program Administrator Marsha Pitzer-Rivera and CCEF Administrative Assistant Gwen Clakley!

CCEF Spreading Holiday Cheer to the Homeless of Southeast Texas!!!

Left to right: Richard Pitzer, Gwen Clakley, Mike Getz, Marsha Pitzer, Percy Pitzer. Creative Corrections Education Foundation providing assistance in spreading holiday cheer to the homeless in Southeast Texas. Big thanks to Percy Pitzer, Michelle Richer, Mike Getz Marsha Pitzer-Rivera and Gwen Clakley for purchasing several care items for gift bags to be given to… View Article

CCEF & ABC Training Academy Scaffold Builder Graduation Class!

This was a proud evening to see these 6 individuals graduate from the Associated Builders & Contractors Training Academy Scaffold Building class. They now have a way to move forward and seek better employment opportunities for themselves and their families. Also a big thanks to ¬†James Alexis (second left/back row), Kenneth Wahl (first left/back row)… View Article

CCEF Fundraiser Hosted by Fernandez Zequeira and Eddie Emeric

Everyone complains about the youth crime rate but Only a few want to be involved with change or help us make a difference… $10.00 gives you a chance to win 2 round trip Delta Airlines tickets, 2 nights Fairmont Hotel Canada and a Golf Bag. ….what are you waiting for?¬†‚ÄĒ with¬†Josefina Fernandez Zequeira¬†and¬†Eddie Emeric¬†at¬†Workout Anytime… View Article

The Jimenez’s “All That Jazz” Fundraiser

Construction Site Carpentry course at Lamar State College Port-Arthu

I am taking registrations. Must be over 18 years of age . Can be a high school graduate, male or female, high school dropouts, been to jail before on misdemeanor or felon? On probation/ parole, want to try something different? Transportation supplies and tools are provided. All classes are held at the ABC (Associated Builders… View Article

Student write testimonial letter to CCEF founder Percy Pitzer

Percy Pitzer response: Some people ask why we do what we do. I believe this card answers that question.

CCEF Sponsors Technical Education (CATE) cosmetology students

Career and Technical Education (CATE) cosmetology students pose with Mr. James Harrison of Harrison Kornberg Architects, Memorial High Principal Dr. Glenn Mitchell, CATE Counselor Kathleen Fontenot and PAISD Board Trustee¬†Donald Ray Frank¬†Sr., after receiving a generous donation made by Mr. Harrison and¬†Percy¬†and Sue¬†Pitzer¬†of Creative Corrections Education Foundation. The $4000 contribution made by Harrison and the… View Article

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