DOWNEY - Ilda Vaja has been named "Chapter Woman of the Year" by the Eldorado Chapter of the American Business Women's Association, the organization announced this week.Vaja has been a member of the association for 33 years, serving as an officer many times. After retirement, she and another ABWA member followed their dreams and opened a vineyard. The ABWA also honored the LivingHelp Center and food bank at Downey First Christian Church "for their contribution to the community of Downey." The LivingHelp Center assists women during "crisis pregnancies" while the food bank helps an average of 50 families every Saturday. The Eldorado chapter meets the third Wednesday of each month at the Rio Hondo Event Center. Networking begins at 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner, a guest speaker and business meeting.
********** Published: September 01, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 20