Women Celebrated at Luncheon

Pictured from left are Jewel of Glendale honorees Margarita Navarro and Betty Porto, former mayor of Glendale and recipient of Special Chair’s Award Eileen Givens, Gem of Glendale honoree Aimee Yeghiayan, Jewel of Glendale honorees Suzonne Slaughter and Lori Hartwell, and chair of the Commission on the Status of Women Paula Devine. Not pictured Jewel of Glendale honoree Christine Hovnanian.
Pictured from left are Jewel of Glendale honorees Margarita Navarro and Betty Porto, former mayor of Glendale and recipient of Special Chair’s Award Eileen Givens, Gem of Glendale honoree Aimee Yeghiayan, Jewel of Glendale honorees Suzonne Slaughter and Lori Hartwell, and chair of the Commission on the Status of Women Paula Devine. Not pictured Jewel of Glendale honoree Christine Hovnanian.

The City of Glendale Commission on the Status of Women held its 8th Annual Jewels of Glendale Awards Luncheon on May 10 at Oakmont Country Club.

The purpose of the City of Glendale Commission on the Status of Women, according to its website, is to “advance social justice and equity and ensure equality of rights and opportunities for all women and girls in Glendale by building new and strengthening existing bridges between the City’s diverse groups, organizations, agencies and individuals; by increasing the level of knowledge in the community regarding women’s issues and the status of women in the community; by encouraging and promoting participation and by increasing visibility of women in all spheres of life in Glendale (including home, work, school, and government).”

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