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League of Women Voters Pasadena Area Celebrates Centennial

Nat. League Women Voters, [White House, Washington, D.C.]. – Courtesy photo / Library of Congress

The League of Women Voters Pasadena Area will honor four Southland women leaders who champion inclusion, women’s rights, civic engagement, public service, and community advocacy at a Centennial Gala on Feb. 15, 2020 in Alhambra.

The event celebrates the League of Women Voters’ 100-year history as a dynamic, non-partisan organization that encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. The Gala will simultaneously celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the constitution giving women the right to vote. The event includes a buffet dinner and dancing.

Honorees include Karen R. Lawrence, president of the Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens; Laura Farber, first Hispanic president of the Pasadena Tournament of Roses; Gloria D. Gray, chair of the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California board of directors and first African American woman elected to the board; and Robbie Davis, past-president of the League of Women Voters Pasadena Area (LWV-PA), a California LWV board chair and LWV member since 1975.

The LWV Centennial Gala, will be held Saturday, Feb. 15 from 6-10 p.m. at Almansor Court in Alhambra

The public is invited to purchase tickets and sponsorships, or to place an ad in the souvenir program. Information and reservations are available at my.lwv.org/california/pasadena or by calling LWV Pasadena Area at (626) 798-0965.

January 29, 2020

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