Soroptimist International of Downey

Soroptimist International of Downey presented its annual Women of Distinction awards on April 26 at the Rio Hondo Event Center. The club presented its Violet Richardson and Ruby awards to "women who demonstrate an exceptional passion in volunteering and dedicating themselves to making a difference in the lives of women and children, both locally and throughout the world." From left: Giovanna Saab, Councilman David Gafin, Mayor Roger Brossmer, Pastor Candie Blankman, Sharon Newberg, Warren High student Jennifer Lopez (Violet Richardson), Linda Haverman (Ruby), Carol Rowland, Martha Sodetani, Patricia Kotze-Ramos and Councilman Mario Guerra. ********** Published: May 10, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 04