Ray Mar

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Ray Mar and musical entertainment are words that can be used synonymously. When it comes down to music, fun and talent, Ray Mar can be found at the top of the charts. Ray Martinez, Hall of Fame DJ and Director of Entertainment, in 2013 celebrates his 39th anniversary, providing family oriented entertainment for all ages.

As a top professional, full time DJ/Emcee, a loving Christian Family man, Ray still manages to have time to donate for charitable organizations, such as The St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital for Leukemia, The Frank & Barbara Sinatra Children’s Center, Special Olympics, Angels Care & The Angels Baseball Foundation, Muscular Dystrophy and his personal charity that he fully supports, The Eli Home, a battered children’s shelter, located in Anaheim, CA.

Ray Mar is dedicated to honesty, integrity and “Performance Beyond Expectation.” Ray Mar and his wife Zoila reside in Goodyear, AZ.

2012 – Southwest Valley Chamber of Commerce Ambassador of the Year Award

– 2012 Chamber Member of the Year Award

2011-Weddingwire.com Bride’s Choice Award

2010-Recipient of The Eli Home Humanitarian Carino Award
Weddingwire.com Bride’s Choice Award

2009-Weddingwire.com Bride’s Choice Award

2008-Best of ProjectWedding.com Award

2007-Lifetime Achievement Award – WedProSearch Association

2006-The pinnacle of Ray Mar’s career was when he was inducted into the prestigious American Disc Jockey Hall of Fame in February 2006 at the Stardust Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada, which currently has only thirteen members across the United States.

2005-Louisville Slugger Appreciation Award-Mid-America Disc Jockey Convention, Louisville, KY

2003-National Male Entertainer of the Year-American Disc Jockey Awards Show in Las Vegas, NV.
Award of Honor-Yorba Linda Family Chiropractic

2002-Southern California Entertainer of the Year Award Winner.
American Disc Jockey Association Lifetime Member Award Winner

2001-Southern California Entertainer of the Year Award Winner.

2000-Michael Butler Humanitarian Award named after a firefighter and fellow DJ who gave his life in the line of duty.

1999-American Disc Jockey Awards-Certificate of Appreciation
City of Anaheim Declaration-Mayor Tom Daly & Anaheim City Council
City of Los Angeles Proclamation-Mayor Richard Riordan
City of Yorba Linda Commendation-Mayor John Gullickson
County of Los Angeles Proclamation-Supervisor Don Knabe
Congratulatory Letter From State of California-Governor Pete Wilson
U.S. Congress Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition-Congressman Gary Miller
Congratulatory Letter From President Ronald Reagan & First Lady Nancy Reagan

1994-A.D.J.A. Excellence In Achievement Award for contributions to Southern California Chapter of the American Disc Jockey Association.

1993-Murrieta Valley High School Team Supporter Award

1990-Cystic Fibrosis Legend of Sports and Entertainment Award

2012-Performed with Grammy Nominated Smooth Jazz Musician Freddie Ravel for Quinn-Emanuel Law Firm in Washington D.C.
Keynote Speaker-SNAPDJ’s, Providence, R.I.

2011-Contributing Writer www.L2Pnet.com
Master of Ceremonies-9/11 Tenth Anniversary Commemoration-SW Valley Chamber of Commerce-Goodyear, AZ
Master of Ceremonies-City of Glendale, AZ Fire Prevention Week

2010- Keynote Speaker-Phoenix Entertainers Group-Tempe, AZ
Keynote Speaker-A.D.J.A. Connecticut Chapter-Oxford, CT
Keynote Speaker-New Jersey Disc Jockey Network-Edison, NJ
Contributing Writer www.ProMobileDj.com
Contributing Writer National Mobile Entertainer Magazine
Keynote Speaker Eastern Pennsylvania Mobile Entertainers Network
Keynote Speaker Colorado Disc Jockey Association

2009-Keynote Speaker-SNAPDJs Association-Newport R.I.
Keynote Speaker-New Jersey Disc Jockey Network-Edison, NJ
Featured Speaker-NJDJN/DJ Times Expo-Atlantic City, NJ
Featured Speaker-1st Annual Higher Ground Record Pool Gospel DJ Conference-New York City, NY
Contributing Writer National Mobile Entertainer Magazine

2008-Vice President-National Association of Mobile Entertainers-(N.A.M.E.)-United States Largest DJ/Entertainers Association
Featured Speaker-N.A.M.E. Conference-Chicago, IL
Featured Speaker-DJ Times Expo-Atlantic City, NJ
Keynote Speaker-A.D.J.A. Cincinnati Chapter, Cincinnati, OH
Keynote Speaker-A.D.J.A. Reno-Tahoe Chapter, Reno, NV
Contestant on Nationally Syndicated T.V. Show Deal or No Deal
Contributing Writer National Mobile Entertainer Magazine
Entertainment Company for Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim-Angels Care
Alumni Golf Tournament

2007-Author of his second book titled, “Music from My Heart, Orchestrating Your Business and Your Life”
Became an ordained minister.
Featured Speaker-National Association of Mobile Entertainers Conference in Atlanta, GA
National Magazine Ad Endorsed Artist and Ambassador for QSC Audio, Inc., Costa Mesa, CA
Entertainment Company for Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim-Angels Care Alumni Golf Tournament
Entertainment Company for Los Angeles Rams Football Team 70-Year Reunion
Los Angeles Memorial Colosseum.

2005-Featured Speaker Mid America DJ Show, Louisville, KY

2003-Author of his first motivational and inspirational book titled “Performance Beyond Expectation”

1999-Co-Founded CrossMix The Christian DJ Association.
Ray Mar celebrated his 25th Anniversary as a DJ/Entertainer.

1998-Host of the television broadcast of the American Disc Jockey Awards in Las Vegas.

1997-Elected as a national board member of the American Disc Jockey Association. Served as the Press Secretary, and also was Chairman of select committees. Writer for a syndicated column in the A. D. J. A. News Magazine, called Ray’s Reviews.


1994
-Elected by his peers as Vice President of the American Disc Jockey Association, Southern California Chapter.
Parade Announcer/Host of the  90th Annual Huntington Beach July 4th Parade
Team DJ For Lake Elsinore Storm Baseball Club-California Angels Affiliate

1993-“The Voice”of Murrieta High School Boys Football & Basketball and Girls Basketball & Volleyball

1992-
Appointed West Coast Regional Director American Disc Jockey Association
Host of Miss California & Miss California Teen Pageant.
Celebrity Interviewer Frank Sinatra Celebrity Golf Tournament

1984- Ray Mar Productions Founded

1980-1984- Worked for Dusty Disco DJ Service in Torrance, California

1977-80 DJ at Airfield Eatery, Knott’s Berry Farm, Buena Park, CA

1977-
 Public Address Announcer Southern Pacific Association AAU Boxing Championships; Public Address Announcer Gene Autry Charger Basketball Classic, Cypress College; Celebrity Interviewer for Muhammad Ali Invitational Track Meet.

197576-Working Press Creditials from Los Angeles Dodgers, California Angels, World Team Tennis and World Football League.

1974-77-
Public Address Announcer, Cerritos College Men’s Basketball; Sports Director KCEB Radio, Cerritos College; Master of Ceremonies-Ballet Folklorico

Musically yours,
Ray Mar