Community Sponsors

TALB values our partnership with many businesses in the community that demonstrate their tangible support of educators in Long Beach Unified School District by donating to our TALB Member Engagement Program. Their contributions allow TALB to organize and facilitate many events and activities for our members by subsidizing all or part of the cost. The value that our member engagement activities have for our members is in offering peace of mind, professional development, and social connection so that they can be effective educators. If you are a business and are interested in supporting educators, click here to download information about our Sponsorship Program. For contact info for our 4- and 5- star sponsors, visit our Partner Services page here.

TALB would like to thank all of our generous sponsors listed below!


2016-17 Sponsors

 
 

5 Star Sponsor: $2,500 +

This year, our community partners at LBS Financial Credit Union have sponsored:

  • Door prizes at our New Teacher Orientation event for newly hired educators in LBUSD.
  • Door prizes at our annual Rep Training event.
  • Appetizers at our TALB Happy Hour in September.
  • Characters Thor and Princess Elena for our annual TALB Family Picnic.
  • Appetizers at our TALB Happy Hour in February.
  • Support for our TALB Chili Cook-Off.
  • Support for our annual TALB Parking Lot BBQ.
  • Support for our annual TALB Unity Celebration Banquet.

 

 
 

5 Star Sponsor: $2,500 +

This year, our community partners at Security Benefit have sponsored:

  • Drinks at our TALB Happy Hour in September.
  • Food & drinks at our annual TALB Family Picnic.
  • A financial education workshop.
  • Drinks at our TALB Happy Hour in February.
  • Support for our TALB Chili Cook-Off.
  • Sponsorship of 2 Club Suites and 25 field level seats so that 65 TALB members and guests could enjoy the Dodgers baseball game during Jackie Robinson Day.
  • Co-sponsored the Educators Breaking Boundaries Award with TALB, providing custom Jackie Robinson jerseys (with name printed on back) and award plaques for our two award recipients.
  • Support for our annual TALB Parking Lot BBQ.
  • Support for our annual TALB Unity Celebration Banquet.
 
 

4 Star Sponsor: $1,000 +

This year, our community partners at First Financial Credit Union have sponsored:

  • Door prizes at our New Teacher Orientation event for newly hired educators in LBUSD.
  • Door prizes at our annual Rep Training event.
  • Caricature artists for our annual TALB Family Picnic.
  • Support for our TALB Chili Cook-Off.
  • Support for our annual TALB Parking Lot BBQ.
  • Co-sponsored a new award with TALB called the Teaching Financial Literacy Award, providing award plaques for five award recipients.
  • Support for our annual TALB Unity Celebration Banquet.
 
 

4 Star Sponsor: $1,000 +

This year, our community partners at The Standard have sponsored:

  • Door prizes at our New Teacher Orientation event for newly hired educators in LBUSD.
  • Door prizes at our annual Rep Training event.
  • Ponies & Petting Zoo for our annual TALB Family Picnic.
  • Support for our TALB Chili Cook-Off.
  • Support for our annual TALB Parking Lot BBQ.
  • Support for our annual TALB Unity Celebration Banquet.
 
 

4 Star Sponsor: $1,000 +

This year, our community partners at Massage Envy - Bixby Knolls have sponsored:

  • Door prizes at our New Teacher Orientation event for newly hired educators in LBUSD.
  • Door prizes at our annual Rep Training event.
  • Free chair massages at our Domestic Violence Awareness Vigil and Family Resource Fair.
  • Music DJ and games/activities at our annual TALB Family Picnic.
  • Support for our TALB Chili Cook-Off.
  • Free chair massages at our annual TALB Parking Lot BBQ.
  • Support for our annual TALB Unity Celebration Banquet.

 

 
 

4 Star Sponsor: $1,000 +

This year, our community partner Jacqueline Goodreau of MassMutual Financial Group (formerly MetLife) has sponsored:

  • Door prizes at our New Teacher Orientation event for newly hired educators in LBUSD.
  • Ice cream for our annual TALB Family Picnic.
  • Financial education class in March.
  • Support for our TALB Chili Cook-Off.

 

 
 

4 Star Sponsor: $1,000 +

This year, our community partner Emily Duval-Ledger at Recreation Fitness has provided free group fitness classes every month during the school year.

 
 

4 Star Sponsor: $1,000 +

This year, our community partners at Catalyst Network of Communities have set up their Long Beach Free Store every month during our First Fridays at TALB events during the school year. In addition, they have donated the use of their event equipment (tables, chairs, EZ-ups, PA system) for TALB events.

 
 

3 Star Sponsor: $500 +

This year, our community partners at California Casualty have sponsored:

  • Door prizes at our New Teacher Orientation event for newly hired educators in LBUSD.
  • Door prizes at our annual Rep Training event.
  • Face painting artists at our annual TALB Family Picnic.
  • Support for our TALB Chili Cook-Off.
  • Support for our annual TALB Parking Lot BBQ.
  • Support for our annual TALB Unity Celebration Banquet.
 
 

3 Star Sponsor: $500+

This year, our community partners at Schools First Federal Credit Union have sponsored:

  • A performance by the Children's Theatre of Long Beach at our annual TALB Parking Lot BBQ.
  • Support for our annual TALB Unity Celebration Banquet.
  • Subsidized $10 for every ticket at our Angels Baseball outing for TALB members and family/friends.
  • Gift cards to Barnes & Noble for all of our Teacher Librarians.
 
 

3 Star Sponsor: $500+

This year, our community partner Law Office Of Melinda Ellis has sponsored:

  • An Estate Planning Basics workshop for our members in February.
  • Support at our annual TALB Parking Lot BBQ.
  • Support for our annual TALB Unity Celebration Banquet.
 
 

1 STAR SPONSORSHIP: $100 + OR DOOR PRIZES

The following sponsors have generously contributed gift cards, admission tickets, and other items as door prizes for TALB events and activities:

BJ's Restaurant
CM School Supply
Cold Stone Creamery
Gladstone's Long Beach
Hof's Hut
Long Beach Creamery
Museum of Latin American Art
Musical Theater West
Naples Rib Company
The Queen Mary
Tommy's Original World Famous Hamburgers
VSP


2015-16 Sponsors

 
 

5 Star Sponsor: $2,500 +

This year, our partners at LBS Financial Credit Union have sponsored:

  • Brand new walking shoes for our TALB Healthy Lifestyles walking group.
  • A fun kayaking activity for TALB members and guests.
  • A bowling activity for teachers and their families.
  • Door prizes at our annual Rep Training event.
  • Partial support towards grocery tote bags being given to all TALB members.
  • Our New Teacher Orientation event for newly hired teachers in LBUSD.
  • A face painting artist at our annual TALB Family Picnic.
  • Appetizers at our TALB Happy Hour in March.
  • Support for our 1st annual TALB Chili Cook-Off.
  • Door prizes at the TALB Parking Lot BBQ Party.
 
 

5 STAR SPONSOR: $2,500 +

This year, our partners at Security Benefit have sponsored:

  • Door prizes at our annual Rep Training event.
  • All the drinks for our Happy Hour event for TALB members in September.
  • A caricature artist at our annual TALB Family Picnic.
  • All the drinks for our Happy Hour event for TALB members in March.
  • A retirement planning workshop for TALB members in April.
  • The new Educators Breaking Boundaries Awards and special Jackie Robinson Dodger jersey for award recipients.
  • Two club suites for 40 TALB members and eight Lexus Dugout Seats at Dodger Stadium for the Dodgers vs. Giants game on April 15, 2016.
  • Support for our 1st annual TALB Chili Cook-Off.
 
 

4 STAR SPONSOR: $1,000 +

This year, our partners at First Financial Credit Union have sponsored:

  • Door prizes at our annual Rep Training event.
  • Our New Teacher Orientation event for newly hired teachers in LBUSD.
  • All the appetizers for our Happy Hour event for TALB members in September.
  • Hawaiian Shave Ice for our annual TALB Family Picnic.
  • Support for our 1st annual TALB Chili Cook-Off.
  • Door prizes at the TALB Parking Lot BBQ Party.
 
 

4 STAR SPONSOR: $1,000 +

This year, our partners at The Standard have sponsored:

  • Door prizes at our annual Rep Training event.
  • The Halloween Costume Swap at our annual TALB Family Picnic.
  • An exclusive tour and luncheon at Rancho Los Alamitos for our school nurses.
  • Support for our 1st annual TALB Chili Cook-Off.
  • Door prizes at the TALB Parking Lot BBQ Party.
 
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4 star sponsor: $1,000 +

This year, our partner at Massage Envy - Bixby Knolls has sponsored:

  • Support for our 1st annual TALB Chili Cook-Off.
  • Chair massages at the TALB Parking Lot BBQ Party.
  • Catered lunch for our Speech & Language Pathologists. 
  • Gift certificates for massage and treatment for the TALB Unity Celebration Banquet.
  • A fun kayaking activity for TALB members and guests.
 
 

4 Star Sponsor: $1,000 +

This year, our partner at the Law Office of Melinda Ellis has sponsored:

  • Door prizes at our annual Rep Training event.
  • A workshop on Estate Planning Basics for TALB members in September.
  • A beer tasting activity for TALB members.
  • Pony rides at our annual TALB Family Picnic.
  • A workshop on Long-Term Care Basics for TALB members in December.
  • A workshop on Estate Planning Basics for TALB members in March.

Note: Melinda Ellis is a TALB community partner and sponsor but is not part of CTA's Group Legal Services program and is not officially endorsed by TALB, CTA, or NEA.

 
 

4 Star Sponsor: $1,000 +

This year, our partners at the Catalyst Network of Communities have sponsored (in-kind):

  • Operation of the Long Beach Free Store at each of our First Fridays at TALB events.
  • Event equipment (EZ-ups, tables, chairs, PA system) at each of our First Fridays at TALB events.
  • Decorations for our First Fridays at TALB event in October 2015.
  • Event equipment (EZ-ups, tables, chairs) at our annual TALB Family Picnic.
 
 

4 Star Sponsor: $1,000 +

This year, our partners at KianaKai Hawaiian Shave Ice have sponsored (in-kind):

  • Hawaiian Shave Ice at our annual TALB Family Picnic.

 

 

 
 

2 STAR SPONSOR: $250 + 

This year, our partners at California Casualty have sponsored:

  • Door prizes at our annual Rep Training event.
  • Music DJ for our annual TALB Family Picnic.
  • Support for our 1st annual TALB Chili Cook-Off.
  • Door prizes at the TALB Parking Lot BBQ Party.
 
 

2 Star Sponsor: $250 +

This year, our partner Scott Morff of NEA Valuebuilders has sponsored:

  • Door prizes at our annual TALB Rep Training.
  • 700 hot dogs and sausages for our annual TALB Family Picnic.
  • Gift cards for our monthly membership drawing.
  • Provided 300 hot dogs and door prizes for our 1st annual TALB Chili Cook-Off.
  • Door prizes at the TALB Parking Lot BBQ Party.

Scott Morff
Crown Capital Securities
714-547-9481
smorff@crownmail.net

 
 
 
 

1 STAR SPONSORSHIP: $100 + or door prizes

MetLife (Door Prizes at our annual Rep Training; support towards getting a music DJ for our annual TALB Family Picnic)

The following sponsors have generously contributed gift cards, admission tickets, and other items as door prizes for the TALB Unity Celebration banquet:

  • EJ Malloys
  • Gladstone’s Long Beach
  • Law Office of Melinda Ellis
  • Long Beach Playhouse
  • Massage Envy – Bixby Knolls
  • Musical Theatre West
  • Naples Rib Company
  • Original Tommy’s World Famous Hamburgers
  • Parkers’ Lighthouse
  • Rancho Los Alamitos Historic Ranch and Gardens
  • The Funnel House / Ice Cream & Yogurt on the Boardwalk
  • The Queen Mary
  • VSP

2014-15 Sponsors

 
 

5 Star Sponsor: $2,500 +

This year, our partners at NEA Valuebuilders and Security Benefit have sponsored:

  • Hot dogs/sausages at our annual TALB Family Picnic.
  • Door prizes for several TALB events.
  • All the drinks at two of our Happy Hour events.
  • A financial seminar on retirement.
  • Hot dogs/sausages at our annual Day of the Teacher BBQ.
  • A Club Suite experience at Dodger Stadium for several members.
 
 

5 Star Sponsor: $2,500 +

This year, our partners at MetLife have sponsored:

  • Ice cream at our annual TALB Family Picnic.
  • Hot drinks at our First Fridays event in December 2014.
  • Door prizes for several TALB events.
  • A financial seminar called "21st Century Woman: Building Your Strong Financial Future."
  • A four-part financial education workshop series called "Retirewise."
  • Jacqueline Goodreau, MetLife Financial Services Representative, volunteered her time serving on the TALB Scholarship Foundation Blue Ribbon Committee.
 
 

4 Star Sponsor: $1,000 +

This year, our partners at Sansai Fresh Grill & Sushi Kitchen have sponsored:

  • 200 $10 gift cards to teachers in honor of Day of the Teacher and Teacher Appreciation Month. Gift cards were given to educators that attended our Day of the Teacher BBQ and the Rep Council in May 2014.
 
 

3 Star Sponsor: $500 +

This year, our partners at LBS Financial Credit Union have sponsored:

  • The live band at our annual TALB Family Picnic.
  • Door prizes at our annual Day of the Teacher BBQ.
  • The photo booth at the TALB Unity Celebration banquet.
 
 

2 Star Sponsor: $250 +

This year, our partners at California Casualty have sponsored:

  • The caricature artists at the annual TALB Family Picnic.
  • Door prizes for TALB events.
 
 

2 Star Sponsor: $250 +

This year, our partners at Catalano's Pizza have sponsored:

  • The music DJ at our annual TALB Unity Celebration banquet.

 

 

 
 

2 Star Sponsor: $250 +

This year, our partners at Catalyst Network of Communities have sponsored:

  • Holiday decorations and toys given as door prizes at the First Fridays at TALB event in December 2014.
  • Mardi Gras decorations at the First Fridays at TALB event in February 2015.
  • Shared the use of their event equipment (PA system, tables, chairs, EZ-ups) for every First Fridays at TALB event, the annual TALB Family Picnic, and the annual Day of the Teacher BBQ.
 
 
 
 

1 Star Sponsors: $100 + or Door Prizes

This year, the following partners contributed gift cards, admission tickets, and other special items that we were able to use as door prizes at TALB events:

Beachgreens
BJ’s Restaurant
Buono’s Italian Restaurant
CM School Supply
Circle Marina Hand Car Wash
Cold Stone Creamery
Cookies By Design
First Financial Credit Union
Hof’s Hut
Katella Deli Bakery Restaurant
Long Beach Play House
Museum of Latin American Art
Musical Theatre West
Naples Rib Company
Parker’s Lighthouse
Recreation Fitness
T.G.I. Fridays
Tommy’s Original World Famous Hamburgers
VSP