Nine locals make Women of the Year list

TOP ROW (L-R): Blanca E. Morales, Maribel Padilla and Ellie Burgueno. MIDDLE ROW: Haydee Rodriguez, Dr. Helina Hoyt and Crystal Cortez. BOTTOM ROW:  Rosa Diaz, Hon. Ruth Montenegro and Stephanie Martinez, M.S.W. COURTESY PHOTOS

Nine Imperial Valley women were named to Sen. Ben Hueso’s 40th Senate District Women of the Year list for 2020.

Forty women in total are on this year’s list. They represent women of all ages, backgrounds and interests, who are passionate about and committed to empowering and improving their communities.

Staff Writer Vincent Osuna can be reached at or 760-337-3442.

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