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Commission on the Status of Women

Third Annual Women Honoring Women

Published: March 07, 2013

County of Sonoma Commission on the Status of Women Announces Third Annual "Women Honoring Women" Awards in conjunction with Women's History Month.  On March 24 2013, the Commission hosted this third annual women’s appreciation luncheon and award ceremony, Women Honoring Women. The event was held at Sally Tomatoes Restaurant in Rohnert Park, and featured a special keynote presentation by Detective Christopher Mahurin of the Santa Rosa Police Department that focused on Human Trafficking in Sonoma County.

Helen Rudee, who was the first woman elected to the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors, and was involved in the formation of the Commission on the Status of Women received an Honorary Award.

Additional award recipients included:

100% of the proceeds from the ticket sales was donated to the Santa Rosa Junior College Foundation for a scholarship for adults returning to education that was established by the Commission.