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County and City of Campbell to Host Second Annual Women of Distinction Awards Celebration

WHAT:
For the second consecutive year the County of Santa Clara Office of Women’s Policy and the City of Campbell will host the “Women of Distinction Awards” celebration, a public recognition that highlights the contributions of remarkable women and young girls from Campbell.

WHO:
County of Santa Clara Board of Supervisors
Jason Baker
, Mayor, City of Campbell
Esther Peralez-Dieckmann, Director, County of Santa Clara Office of Women’s Policy
Awardees:
Linda Ankeny, Laura Champion, Joan Goddard, Adrienne Grey, and Charlene “Char” Silva

WHEN:
Monday, March 21, 2011, 7:30 p.m.

WHERE:
City of Campbell City Hall, Council Chambers
70 N. First St., Campbell, CA 95008

WHY:
As part of the County of Santa Clara celebrations during Women’s History Month, the Women of Distinction Awards recognizes the remarkable contributions of women of all ages and walks of life in the Campbell community. Women to be honored have demonstrated excellence as they strive for equality and peace, pursue justice, act with unusual kindness, display perseverance in daily life and face challenges with courage.

Media Contact: Gwendolyn Mitchell/Marina Hinestrosa, Office of Public Affairs, (408) 299-5119; Buu Thai, Office of Women’s Policy, Office (408) 299-5135, Cell (408) 772-2825
Posted: March 16, 2011