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    WeHo City and its Women’s Advisory Board Host Women’s History Month Party

    The City and its Women’s Advisory Board hosted the Women’s History Month Party to honor the contributions of women and the more than 30 years of service of the City’s Women’s Advisory Board. The event took place on Friday, March 15, 2024, at the West Hollywood City Council Chambers/Public Meeting Room and Auto Court.

    Event offered free food, music, and speeches in celebration of National Women’s History Month in March. Mayor John Erickson and council member Lauren Meister attended the event.

    Women’s History Month Party – WEHO TIMES
    Women’s History Month Party – WEHO TIMES
    Women’s History Month Party – WEHO TIMES

    The party also displayed the two new women’s history month street pole banners honoring two notable women: transgender pioneer Marsha P. Johnson, one of the most prominent figures of the gay rights movement of the 1960s and 1970s and whose legacy continues to this day; and country music legend and actor Dolly Parton. A street pole banners presentation took place at a regular meeting of the West Hollywood City Council on Monday, March 4, 2024. The street pole banners commemorate famous American women, civil rights leaders, and women’s rights activists will be on display along Santa Monica Boulevard. The City’s featured banners include: Gail Abarbanel; Maya Angelou; Ivy Bottini; Hillary Rodham Clinton; Midge Costanza; Marion Wright Edelman; Alicia Garza; Barbara Gittings; Dolores Huerta; Coretta Scott King; Wilma Mankiller; Michaela Mendelsohn; Patsy Mink; Zoe Nicholson; Connie Norman; Michelle Obama; Rosa Parks; Mary Pickford; Sonia Sotomayor; Nadia Sutton; Gloria Steinem; Elizabeth Taylor; Ruth Williams; Oprah Winfrey; among others. This year’s additions to the Women’s History Month banners are Marsha P. Johnson and Dolly Parton.

    Women’s History Month Party – WEHO TIMES

    The City of West Hollywood will celebrate National Women’s History Month in March with a series of events to recognize and honor women and women’s history.

    An upcoming event will be on Wednesday, March 27, 2024, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., for the 27th Annual West Hollywood Women in Leadership Awards and Reception will take place at the Andaz West Hollywood, located at 8401 Sunset Boulevard. The event is co-sponsored by the City of West Hollywood and its Women’s Advisory Board along with the West Hollywood Chamber of Commerce. Admission is $25 and proceeds will benefit the Rape Treatment Center at UCLA Santa Monica Medical Center. To RSVP visit www.weho.org/whm.

    A full schedule of City of West Hollywood events and meetings is available at www.weho.org/calendar.

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    Paulo Murillo is Editor in Chief and Publisher of WEHO TIMES. He brings over 20 years of experience as a columnist, reporter, and photo journalist. Murillo began his professional writing career as the author of “Love Ya, Mean It,” an irreverent and sometimes controversial West Hollywood lifestyle column for FAB! newspaper. His work has appeared in numerous print and online publications, which include the “Hot Topic” column in Frontiers magazine, where he covered breaking news and local events in West Hollywood. He can be reached at [email protected]
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