Common Threads Award Nominations
doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the
world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.”
- Margaret Mead
others is an integral part of the California Agricultural Leadership
Foundation, which teamed up in 1997 with the College of Agricultural Sciences
and Technology and the Ag One Foundation, both at California State University,
Fresno, to honor women in agriculture who have chosen to make a philanthropic
difference in their communities and our world.
Common Threads Award
recognizes individuals whose exemplary and extraordinary contributions of time,
energy and resources have enhanced those around them.
Common Threads program was initiated in 2003 in conjunction with the College of
Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at the University of California Davis,
to expand and develop the mission of the original endeavor.
program maintains specific and unique geographic criteria, the overall award
qualifications are the same: women with deep roots in
agriculture who have given their time and energy to make a significant
difference with their philanthropic giving and volunteer support within the
agricultural industry, as well as their communities.
forward, Ag Leadership, along with its partner organizations, will continue to
explore new and exciting ways of recognizing outstanding philanthropists. If
you know of a woman whose dedication and talents should be considered for a
Common Threads Award, please submit a nomination packet.
Common Threads Fresno recognizes women in the following
counties: Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Merced, and Tulare.
Common Threads Sacramento Valley recognizes women in the
following counties: Amador,
Butte, Calaveras, Colusa, El Dorado, Glenn, Lake, Napa, Nevada, Placer, Plumas,
Sacramento, San Joaquin, Sierra, Stanislaus, Solano, Sutter, Tehama, Yolo, and
The California Agricultural Leadership Foundation, the Ag
One Foundation and the Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology
(JCAST) at California State University, Fresno, will host a luncheon for this
year's honorees on March 27, 2014, at Fresno State.
Nominations should be submitted by Monday, Nov. 25. A PDF
version of the nomination form can be obtained at www.agleaders.org.
more information, contact Emily Lazzerini at the California Agricultural
Leadership Foundation at 831-585-1030 or Sadie Hemsath at Ag One at
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