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2014 Women’s History Month honorees selected

By From page A3 | February 11, 2014

Four outstanding Yolo County leaders will be honored at the 27th anniversary Women’s History Month luncheon on Thursday, March 6, in Woodland.

To be recognized for reflecting the 2014 national Women’s History Month theme, “Celebrating Women of Character, Courage and Commitment,” are: Cecilia Aguiar-Curry, mayor of Winters and principal in a management consulting firm; Paula Lorenzo-Tackett, a Capay Valley restaurateur and former chairperson of the Yocha Dehe Wintun Nation; Ann Foley Scheuring of Rumsey, a longtime community volunteer and author of scholarly works on California agriculture and UC Davis history; and Nikki Shannon Smith of Woodland, a children’s book author and principal of Patwin Elementary School in Davis.

These four women were selected from more than a dozen nominations submitted by individuals and community groups from throughout the county.
This year’s Yolo County Women’s History Month luncheon will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 6 at the Woodland Community & Senior Center, 2001 East St. Reservations for the luncheon are available for $25 per person. Sponsorships are available at the $75, $125, $250 and $500 levels. Additional information can be found at the committee’s website, www.ycwhm.org.
The deadline for sponsorships is Friday, Feb. 21, and lunch reservations are due by Friday, Feb. 28. Make checks payable to WHM and mail to P.O. Box 711, Woodland, CA 95776. Credit card payments may be made online at www.ycwhm.org.

Each year, March is designated nationally as Women’s History Month to ensure that the accomplishments of women will be recognized and celebrated in schools, workplaces and communities throughout the country.

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