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PWR Presents Joan Sparkman on Giving Back to the Community

Professional Women’s Roundtable would like you to join us for this very special meeting where we’re privileged to
introduce PWR Member Joan Sparkman. Her many Affiliations, Elected Offices and Awards are very numerous.

University of California Affiliations: Trustee to the UCR Foundation 2000-2010, UCR Biomedical Science Advisory Board, Chancellor’s Associates, A. Gary Anderson Graduate School of Management, Watkins Society. UCR awards: Honorary Doctorate from the Graduate School of Business Management. UCR Athena Hall of Fame recipient.

Affiliations include: Chairman of the Board of Southwest Healthcare Systems, Board Member of Temecula Valley Hospital, Rotary Club of Murrieta, Circle of Safe-T board and founder of the Rape Crisis Forensic Exam Unit, UCR Medical School Board Advisory Member and Task Force. Murrieta/Temecula Group Executive Board, Southwest Legislation Council Executive Board. Served 21 years on the Boys & Girls Club Board, member of Professional Woman’s Roundtable, member of the Women’s Council of Realtors.

Elected Offices: Served 22 years on the Temecula Valley Unified Board of Education, 14 years served on the Mount San Jacinto Community Board of Trustees.

Awards include: The Joan F. Sparkman Elementary School in 1989, North county Woman of Merit, Woman of the Year State Assembly twice, Woman of the Year California State Senate, Athena Award for Business & Industry, Joan F. Sparkman Leadership Award founded by the Professional Woman’s Roundtable in 2002, Temecula Valley Chamber Citizen of the Year, Boy Scouts of America Distinguished of the Year, Wall of Honor in the Temecula Museum, American Bankers Award for Community Service, League of Women Voters Outstanding Volunteer Award, Outstanding Education Leadership Award from the Riverside County Office of Education 2005, Lifetime Achievement Award from the Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce. California Nurses Assn. awarded in 2014.

The September meeting is Thursday, September 6th from 11:15 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The cost to attend the luncheon meeting is $20.00 for members and $25.00 for guests.

Join PWR for our monthly lunch meeting. Registration begins at 11:15 a.m. at 8bit Brewing Company, 26755 Jefferson Ave., Ste. F in Murrieta. For more information visit our website

The Professional Women’s Roundtable (PWR) is a non-profit, 501c3, women’s organization dedicated to helping women succeed through mentoring by example, powerful speakers, educational workshops and, of course, networking.

The Professional Women’s Roundtable invites all professional women and PWR members to attend the meetings every first Thursday of the month. For reservations and more information visit Or, for more information, please contact: Annette LaRocque: 951-300-6676.