The Monterey County Commission on the Status of Women will honor women from across the county who are making a difference in their communities at the Outstanding Women’s Event (OWE).
The Commission will showcase the accomplishments of these women who volunteer their time and talent within their community. Honorees work for the betterment of their fellow citizens with the hope of helping young women and girls understand the important roles women play in the community and inspire them to give back.
The event will be held on Sunday, March 19, at 2 p.m. at Irvine Auditorium, Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey, 499 Pierce St., Monterey. It is free and open to the public. Keynote speaker will be Salinas Police Chief Adele Frese.
2017 Outstanding Women of Monterey County Honorees include Aidee Aldaco, Barbara Babcock (deceased), Donna Brandt, Patty Fernandez-Torres, Joy Gonzales-Anderson, Diana Jimenez, Nadereh Liaghati, Clare Mounteer, Elsa Rivera, and Ann Todd Jealous.