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26TH ANNUAL WOMEN OF THE YEAR AWARD
By Sentinel Newswire
Published March 3, 2011

 

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Forescee Hogan-Rowles


FORESCEE HOGAN-ROWLES NAMED

SECOND DISTRICT HONOREE FOR 26TH ANNUAL

WOMEN OF THE YEAR AWARD

Los Angeles—Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas is pleased to announce that

Forescee Hogan-Rowles, president and chief executive officer of the Community

Financial Resource Center, is the Second District recipient of the 26th Annual

Women of the Year Award. Hogan-Rowles and honorees from the four other

Supervisorial Districts will be honored at a luncheon hosted by the Los Angeles

County Commission for Women at 11 a.m. Monday, March 14, at the Millennium

Biltmore Hotel.


“Forescee has a long history of outstanding service to Los Angeles,” said

Supervisor Ridley-Thomas. “Her skills, abilities and commitment to economic

empowerment have yielded tangible results – new businesses, new jobs and

new enterprises for the community.”


For the past 25 years, the commission has honored women who serve as

outstanding role models for women, and who have demonstrated exceptional

achievements in their professions.


Other honorees include: Faye Washington, chief executive officer for the YWCA

of Greater Los Angeles, Aileen Getty, community advocate and founder of

Gettlove, Terri Chew Nishimura, executive director of policy and community

affairs for the Pediatric Therapy Network, Jane Frye, director of the High Desert

Medical Group Urgent Care, and Dianne Curtis, president of Zonta International.


“I applaud these outstanding women who empower others, influence their

communities, and inspire economic change,” said Supervisor Ridley-Thomas.

“These phenomenal honorees are role models for women throughout the

County.”

 

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