Media Event - Woman of the Year Awardees for 32nd Senate District to be Honored at Community Event

Congresswoman Linda Sanchez to Deliver Keynote Address

March 5, 2015

Sacramento-To celebrate Women’s History month, Senator Tony Mendoza (D-Artesia) will recognize eight distinguished women from the 32nd Senate District who are making a difference in the community. Congresswoman Linda Sanchez will give the keynote address.

The event will be held on Friday, March 13th at 6 p.m. at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, Sierra Room, 12700 Center Court Drive, Cerritos. For more information please call Yahaira Ortiz (323) 890-2790.

“I think it is important to recognize and honor women in our community who have demonstrated dedication and commitment to the values of Women's History Month and made a positive impact through their work,” said Senator Tony Mendoza.

Who:      Senator Tony Mendoza

   Honorable Linda Sanchez, Congressmember, 38th District

    32nd District Women of the Year Honorees

What:     32nd Senate District Woman of the Year Annual event

When:   March 13th, 2015

               Reception at 6:00 p.m.

               Program at 7:00 p.m.

Where:   Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts, Sierra Room, 12700 Center Court Drive, Cerritos

Senator Mendoza received Woman of the Year nominations from members of the community in the following fields: business, community service, education, government, health, labor and non-profits. 

The following women will be recognized:

  • Beth Gendreau – Non-profit
  • Mary Jane McIntosh – Community Service
  • Sue Rubin - Education
  • Alice Sterling – Community Service
  • Jane Ellen Templin - Labor
  • Lori Tiffany - Health
  • Silvia Vargas - Government
  • Monica Villamil - Business

Every March, a tradition dating back to 1987, the California State Senate celebrates Women’s History Month by honoring women throughout California whose contributions improve their communities.