Valley women to be honored for philanthropic and agricultural involvement

Common Threads logo(January 29, 2015) – The annual Common Threads luncheon will honor six local women for their agricultural, philanthropic and community service, 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 16 at the International Agri Center Heritage Complex in Tulare.

Award recipients for 2016 are Laurie Airoso and Felomena Barcellos of Tipton, Georgene Diener of Five Points, Matilda Maddox of Riverdale, Lilia Giacomazzi of Hanford and Sandra Witte of Clovis

The 20th annual luncheon will also feature award-winning Fresno State wines and a raffle. Tickets are $50 per person if purchased by March 7, and $60 per person after March 7. Net proceeds support the California Agricultural Leadership Foundation, Ag One Foundation and charities of the honorees' choice.

Common Threads is a collaborative effort of Ag Leadership, Fresno State's Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology and the Ag One Foundation.

For ticket information or sponsorship opportunities please contact Emily Lazzerini at the California Agricultural Leadership Foundation, 831.585.1030, or Sadie Hemsath at Ag One, 559.278.4266.

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