Different Pointe of View at Pointe Hilton Tapatio

Thursday, February 9, 2023

6:30pm – Cocktail Reception

7:30pm – Dinner

In loving memory of NFL great Franco Harris, the 2023 Immaculate Reception & Dinner will be hosted by former NFL player Lydell Mitchell. Regarded by past attendees as a “once in a lifetime experience”, the elegant event takes guests on a culinary journey that is diverse and memorable. Reserved for professional athletes, celebrities, and sponsors only, this year’s dinner will be held at the award-winning restaurant The Different Pointe of View – showcasing distinct and unforgettable views of the mountain, valley, and the city’s twinkling lights, and Arizona’s colorful sunsets.

— Benefitting —

A program of OIC of America, the Career & Academic Development Institute (CADI), is an alternative school that continues the work of the eminent OICA founder, Leon H. Sullivan’s mission of “helping people help themselves.” Since opening our doors in 2004, more than 900 students have graduated from our school. At CADI, we use a holistic approach to educating tomorrow’s leaders.  The staff forms unique relationships with each student that allows the individuals to focus on their academic, professional, social, and emotional development.

OICA-CADI has been a leader in providing educational opportunities for students. Onsite activities include a coding program for girls, gun violence advocacy training for boys, college tours and trips, etiquette classes, financial literacy, and banking. Pending activities include a NASA radio emissions program to collect data on solar and satellite emissions and a partnership with Rutgers University to measure surface currents in front of wind farms. OICA-CADI has a rigorous academic schedule that allows students to graduate with a diploma within 24 months.  OICA is a 501(c )(3) tax exempt organization.