'Angel' To Receive The Gift Of Education

Reno Radio Representatives announced today the first recipient of its 'Angels Among Us' promotion.

Jennifer O'Bryan will receive the Gift of Education, which entitles her to a $5,000 one-year scholarship to the University of Phoenix Reno campus.

O'Bryan was nominated because of the contributions she makes at the Disability Resource Center at Truckee Meadows Community College helping disabled students get a better education.

The single mother of two children has also made great personal strides in her own life--overcoming a methamphetamine addiction resulting in her children being in and out of foster homes to becoming fully recovered and her children securely back with her in her home.

She also finds speak to others and share her inspirational story.

O'Bryan will graduate from TMCC in May and intends to attend the University of Phoenix to achieve a bachelor's degree in Human Serivices.

Her children are on the honor roll at their school and her son is enrolled in the school district's 'Gifted & Talented' Program.

This gift was generously provided by the University of Phoenix as part of a promotion by Reno Radio Representatives that invites listeners of its seven stations to nominate those people whom they believe to be the 'Angels Among Us' in our community throughout the holiday season.

Through the generosity of the sponsors of this promotion, these 'Angels' will be eligible to recieve reward packages through December 27.

For next week, listeners can nominate whom they feel deserve the Gift of Warmth, a gift package tht includes a $3500 gas/oil furnace (depending on winner's existing service) from Interstate Plumbing and Air Conditioning.

Gift package includes installation and existing ductwork if needed.

Listeners can nominate deserving individuals by visiting the following Web site: www.angelsamongus.net.

In the following weeks to come, listeners may also nominate deserving individuals for the following gift packages:

· Gift of a New Start: 6-month lease to Woodchase Apartments valued at $4700. Gift does not include $500 security deposit. Package also includes a $1500 scholarship from Heritage Bank to be used for tuition at TMCC or the University of Nevada Reno only.

·Gift of a New You: including $5,000 gift card to Simon/Meadowood Mall, year-long membership to World Gym with fifty two personal training sessions valued at $1500, teeth whitening from Dr. Chase DDS valued at $1500, and $1500 in services from Nouveaus Aesthetics.

·Gift of Reliable Transportation: $5,000 gift card to Winkel Pontiac GMC Hummer to be used towards a vehicle, maintenance and/or service.