The Democratic Womens Club of Stanislaus County has announced its Democratic Women Inspire Awards for 2013.
They are attorney Sandra Fluke, who has testified before Congress on womens health issues; Fiona Ma, former speaker pro tempore of the California state Assembly; Connie Leyva, president of the California Labor Federation; Karen Weinstein, senior adviser for a statewide campaign to increase the number of women in the Legislature; Solange Altman, attorney and immigration reform advocate; Darlene Barber-Martinez, Riverbank city councilwoman; Michele Aiken, activist for the rights of women and the disabled and the former board president of Haven Women Center; and CLUW, the Coalition of Labor Union Women, Central Cal Chapter.
The Democratic Women Inspire Awards regularly sell out, organizers said. Tickets are $35 for the luncheon or $60 for the luncheon and social where you can meet the honorees, along with local elected officials and candidates.
The awards will be conferred at a luncheon Oct. 20 at Galletto Ristorante, 1101 J St., Modesto.
Tickets are available online at https://secure.actblue.com/page/inspireawards. For more ticket and event information and to RSVP and make your luncheon selections, which are due by Monday, call Yvonne at (209) 523-4203. Sponsor opportunities are available by email: DemWomensClub@gmail.com. Tickets will not be available at the door.