On Monday, March 22, 2010 you are invited to hear former State Legislator, community activist, and businesswoman Lynne Leach. Lynne was elected to the Assembly in 1996 and was the first woman to ever represent the combined Alameda/Contra Costa Counties 15th Assembly District. She was reelected in 1998 and 2000 by commanding margins and term limited out in 2002. This influential speaker will address the theme of the competition this year "The Balance of Power - The Dynamic Tension between the Executive, Legislative and Judicial Branches of Government."
This is the fourth and last in the Exchange Club of the San Ramon Valley Scholarship Essay Competition speaker's series. Ms. Leach will speak at the Veterans Hall on the corner of Hartz Avenue and West Prospect in Danville, from 6:30pm to 7:15pm. Scholarship Essay Awards are $1,500, $1,000 and $500 available to high school students. PG&E donated a scholarship grant and AT&T supported the installation of Freedom Shrines of Historical Documents. Other speakers have been former Assemblyman Guy Houston, businesswoman, Judy Lloyd, and Contra Costa County Superior Court Judge Barry Baskin. For questions, visit our website at www.SRVexchangeclub.org or call June at 925-943-1188 or Roxanne 925-837-6253.