Woman’s Civic League Names Woman of the Year

Woman’s Civic League Recognition Chairwoman Jane Muller (from left), League Woman of the Year Ways and Means Chairwoman Rita Elshout, League President Lisa Fowler and League First Vice President Sandra McConnell
Woman’s Civic League Recognition Chairwoman Jane Muller (from left), League Woman of the Year Ways and Means Chairwoman Rita Elshout, League President Lisa Fowler and League First Vice President Sandra McConnell

The Woman’s Civic League of Pasadena has recently named one of its own members, Rita Elshout, as the 2017 Woman of the Year.
Pasadena’s former mayor, Bill Thomson, attended the luncheon to honor Elshout’s service to the community. She was a field representative for Thomson for 16 years, including the years he was mayor, fielding public appearance requests and attending to constituents’ complaints and concerns, all of which made it possible for Thomson to serve effectively and earn re-election for four terms on the council.
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