Common Threads Luncheon to Honor Four Northern California Women in Agriculture - Apr. 24

Four northern California women who have made extraordinary contributions to agriculture and their communities have been selected as recipients of the 2014 Common Threads North Award. They will be honored during a special luncheon and award ceremony at UC Davis on April 24. 

The award recipients are Jennifer Ryder Fox, (Butte County); Shelley Macdonald, (Tehama County); Toni Scully, (Lake County); and Twyla Thompson, (Yolo County). 

All of the honorees have past or present roots in agriculture and have shown outstanding involvement in the agricultural industry for many years. They have also made a positive difference by actively giving back to their communities through philanthropic endeavors. 

Mary Ann Warmerdam, Research Fellow in Global Stewardship and Innovation at the Clorox Corporation and formerly Director of the California Department of Pesticide Regulation, will serve as mistress of ceremonies. 

The event will be held at the ARC Ballroom at UC Davis. Registration will begin at 11:00 a.m., followed by the luncheon and award ceremony from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $49 each; $60 at the door. For tickets or other event information, contact Elisa Noble, Placer County Resource Conservation District at (530) 885-3046 ext. 118 or 

Common Threads is co-sponsored by the UC Davis College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, California State University, Chico, the California Agricultural Leadership Foundation, the California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom, California Women for Agriculture, the California Farm Bureau, and various county Farm Bureaus and Resource Conservation districts.

Media Contact
Elisa Noble
(530) 885-3046 ext. 118