During Women’s History Month, Assemblymember Jose Medina (D-Riverside) honored twenty women who have been recognized as the 61st Assembly District Women of Distinction for their extensive community service and outreach.
“I am proud to honor these leading women of the Inland Empire,” Medina said. “They serve as distinguished members of the community and role models and educators for youth in the region.”
The 61st Assembly District Women of Distinction 2015: (in alphabetical order): Kathy Allavie, Karen Ayers, Alicia Berridge, Tonya Burke, Isabel Coronel, Ninfa Delgado, Shor Denny, Katie Greene, Patricia Holguin, Shelley Kennedy-Smith, Marica Martinez, Sally Myers, Bea Parmley, Woodie Rucker-Hughes, Charity Schiller, Lovella Singer, Rabbi Suzanne Singer, Yolanda Williams, and Marisa Yeager. In addition, 2015 Woman of the Year, Rose Mayes, was honored at the event.
The 2015 Women of Distinction honor recognizes women within the district who have made a significant contribution to the community.