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As you may know, March is Women's History Month. In order to honor courageous women who continue to make a positive impact in our community, I am hosting my 2nd Annual Women of the Year Ceremony on Thursday, March 30th at the Berryessa Public Library,
3355 Noble Avenue in San Jose.

The ceremony will be from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

This year's honorees include:

  • Anu Natarajan, former Fremont Vice-Mayor
  • Hilary Keith, Santa Clara City Librarian
  • Jean Marlowe, President of the River Oaks Neighborhood Association

The event is free and open to the public, but space is limited. Please RSVP to my office at
(510) 794-3900 or e-mail senator.wieckowski@senate.ca.gov

I hope you can join me for this wonderful event on Thursday, March 30th.

It is an honor and a privilege to serve you in the California State Senate.

Bob Wieckowski 
Representing the 10th District


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