Assemblymember O’Donnell Honors 2018 Women of Distinction
Michele Grubbs Earns 2018 Woman of the Year Award
(LONG BEACH) – Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell (D-Long Beach) hosted his annual Women of Distinction ceremony Thursday evening in honor of Women’s History Month.
Honorees were nominated by their colleagues in one of five categories – Creative Industries, Business, Community Service, Education, and Health Services – and selected by Assemblymember O’Donnell for their extraordinary achievements.
“I am humbled by the opportunity to honor and celebrate a group of women who represent the very best of our community,” Assemblymember O’Donnell said. “Now more than ever, it is critical that we take a moment to recognize the inspirational role these women play in the lives of others and express our appreciation for their invaluable contributions.”
2018 Woman of the Year:
2018 Women of Distinction:
Lena Albitre Ragusa
Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell represents the 70th Assembly District, which includes Long Beach, Signal Hill, San Pedro and Catalina Island.
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