The Common Threads Award recipients for 2014 are Juliet Campos, Caruthers; Lorraine Machado, Merced; Alice Saviez, Fresno; RoseAnn Serrano, Le Grand; and Helen Sullivan, Hanford. These five Valley women have strong agricultural backgrounds and are active participants in their communities through philanthropic endeavors and community service.
The honorees will be recognized at a special luncheon on Thursday, March 27 at the University Courtyard Dining Hall at California State University, Fresno. The 18th Annual Common Threads luncheon will begin at 11:00 a.m. and will feature award-winning Fresno State wines, a raffle and the Common Threads Award presentation. Tickets are $40 per person if purchased by March 20; $50 per person after March 20. Space is limited. Net proceeds raised from the luncheon support the California Agricultural Leadership Foundation (Ag Leadership), Ag One Foundation and charities of the honorees’ choice.
Common Threads is a collaborative effort of Ag Leadership, California State University, Fresno’s Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, and Fresno State’s Ag One Foundation. For ticket information or sponsorship opportunities, please contact Emily Lazzerini at Ag Leadership, (831) 585-1030; or Sadie Hemsath at Ag One (559) 278-4266.