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22nd Annual Scholarship Fundraiser, May 17, 1997

A Salute to Women Beyond The Millennium
Saturday, May 17, 1997 at Loews Hotel Santa Monica

Community Service Awards/Honorees

  • Millennium Award Recipient – Hon. Joyce London Alexander (Chief U.S. Magistrate, Boston, Mass.)
  • Community Service Award – S.L.A.A.A.P. (Greater South Los Angeles Affirmative Action Project)

Scholarship Recipients

  • Torey J. Favarote (Loyola Law School)
  • John E. McKinney (UCLA School of Law)
  • Catrice A. Monson (UCLA School of Law)
  • Shiyama A. Rickford (UCLA School of Law)
  • Charles E. Thomas (Boalt Hall School of Law)

Major Sponsors

Corporate Benefactors: Kaiser Permanente; Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton; Corporate Partner: Universal

Additional Sponsors

Arter & Haden; Countrywide Home Loans; Gallo; Hughes Aircraft Company; John M. Langston Bar Association; Cheryl White Mason, Esq.; O’Melveney & Meyers; Prudential Securities; Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP; Wells Fargo & Company; West Angeles Church, Inc.; Ronald N. Wilson, Esq.


BWLF President Vera Brown Curtis
BWL, Inc President Patsy J. Cobb
Invocation/Benediction Rev. Yvonne Williams Boyd
Mistress/Master of Ceremonies Lewis Dix (Performer/Comedian)