Southern California ACCA To Honor Women Who Have Made A Difference

Sunday, June 1, 2008 - 00:00

ACColades-A Salute to Women Who Inspire Us is the title of the fifth annual Southern California ACCA dinner that celebrates women who have made a difference in their community and profession.

The dinner will take place from 6:30to 8:30 p.m. at the historic Fox Studio Commissary, located at 10201 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles.

The honorees are Judy Vaughn, the founder of Alexandria House, a nonprofit transitional residence and house of hospitality that provides safe housing for women and children, and Dr. Raquel Aries, a onetime San Joaquin Valley farmworker who has risen to become a top surgeon at the USC school of medicine and the director of USC's Breast Diagnostic Center.

The program will include a tour of the studio grounds and the opportunity to sample beers from around the world.

For information about registration fees, see the Bulletin Board on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at

To register for this program, call Betty St. Marie at (213) 443-1105 or send an e-mail to