Schiff Seeks Nominations for 2016 Woman of the Year Award

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Every March, in recognition of Women’s History Month, Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) honors outstanding women from the communities of the 28th Congressional District.  Rep. Schiff invites nominations from anyone residing in the district, which includes the cities and communities of Atwater Village, Burbank, East Hollywood, Echo Park, Elysian Valley, Glendale, Griffith Park, Hollywood, Hollywood Hills, La Cañada Flintridge, La Crescenta, Los Feliz, Montrose, Pasadena, Shadow Hills, Silver Lake, Sunland, Tujunga and West Hollywood.

“Each year I look forward to receiving nominations for the ‘Woman of the Year Award’ and learning more about what individuals are doing in the 28th District to improve our community. These women come from all walks of life and represent the thousands of women who make a positive impact in our region,” Rep. Schiff said. “I urge constituents to contact my office and help us recognize some of the admirable women in our communities by nominating them for this year’s award.”

Constituents are encouraged to nominate women in their community — while there are no specific criteria for nomination, Rep. Schiff looks for women who through their work or volunteerism have improved the quality of life in our community. Nominations should include a written description of your nominee’s accomplishments, the home address, phone number and e-mail of the nominee, and the nominator’s name and contact information. Please try to include specific examples of leadership and all of your nominee’s philanthropic efforts and service. Nominations can be sent to Mary Hovagimian at

The deadline for nominations is February 15, 2016.

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