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March 2013 - Irwindale, CA

LA Works' own Sarah Watson was recently recognized by Senator Ed Hernandez at an awards ceremony to honor the 2013 Women of Achievement for the 24th Senate District in celebration of Women's History Month.

The event was held on March 28, 2013 ~ 2:30 p.m. ~ Grace T. Black Auditorium, 3130 N. Tyler Avenue, El Monte, CA, 91731. Ms. Watson was selected for her many years of achievements for both her volunteer work and her accomplishments in the workplace. The award is presented to women believed to have achieved a great deal; these women are called Women of Achievement. They have done something that sets them apart from others… Ms. Watson definitely deserves this recognition and all at LA Works are extremely proud of her contributions to the community.

Following is a list of all of the women honored at the ceremony:
Woman of the Year
Emerging Leader: 8th Grade Student, Fairgrove Academy
Business Leader: LaShawn King Gillespie, Foothill Transit
Community Service: Sandy Futter, Covina Assembly of God
Education Leader: Janett Perales, San Gabriel High School
Environment Protection/Justice: Wendy La, Main San Gabriel Basin Watermaster
Health Care: Shirley Johnson, RN – City of Hope
Military: Staff Sergeant Keisha Kirk, Azusa Recruiting Center
Public Safety/First Responders: Patricia Chebac-Reza, Fuego Tech Fire Rangers
Social Services: Sarah Watson, LA Works
Vonunteerism: Tracy Moronatty, El Monte Alliance to Keep Youth
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CONGRATULATIONS SARAH … for a job well done!

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For more information about LA Works, contact:
Sandy Meza, Public Relations and Marketing Specialist
LA Works
(626) 960-3964 ext. 2224