Common Threads award honors Valley women

Six San Joaquin Valley women were honored Thursday as the 2015 Common Threads Award winners.

The recipients are: Sally Dudley Baker of Woodlake, Izetta Agnew Camp of Bakersfield, Karen Morais of Fresno, Judith Peracchi of Fresno, Carol Rollin of Riverdale and Kathy Sargent of Hanford.

The award recognizes women from Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Merced and Tulare counties for their work in agriculture, philanthropy and community service.

The luncheon honoring the women was held at the University Courtyard Dining Hall at Fresno State.

Net proceeds raised from the luncheon support the California Agricultural Leadership Foundation, Ag One Foundation and charities of the honorees’ choice.

Common Threads is a collaborative effort of California Agricultural Leadership Foundation, Fresno State’s Jordan College of Agricultural Sciences and Technology and the Ag One Foundation.