Zonta celebrated local Santa Clarita women last weekend at the 26th Annual Women in Service Celebration at Robinson Ranch.
These “Shining Stars of Santa Clarita” were recognized by local charities and non-profit organizations for their continued service in the Santa Clarita Valley.
Here are a list of this year’s honorees, and the organization that honored them:
Jackie Hamby, Assistance League of Santa Clarita
Doreen Hawbecker, Betty Ferguson Foundation
Hannah Langley, Boys and Girls Club
Michelle Witkin, Child and Family Center
Linda Cormack, Circle of Hope
Christine Miller, Daughters of the British Empire
Jean Albrent, Domestic Violence Center
Deborah Estes, Family Child Care Association of Santa Clarita
Ellie Laks, The Gentle Barn
Gerri McCorkle, Jan Fear and Corinn Miklosovic, The G.R.A.N.D.S.
Lisa Kaminsky, Michael Hoefflin Foundation
Debbie Marquez, Pet Assistance Foundation
Jeri Seratti-Goldman, Providence Holy Cross Foundation
Maria Gutzeit, Santa Clarita Valley Committee on Aging
Peggy Gelpi and Wendy Downs, SCV Family YMCA
Dawn Abasta-Hovhannisyan, Single Mothers Outreach
DaAnne Smith, Single Mothers Outreach
Donna Kreutz, Soroptomist of Santa Clarita
Dora Zavala of Soroptomist International
Jackie Hartmann, Special Olympics Santa Clarita
Linda Cormack was also the recipient of the Carmen Sarro Award.