Moeller is the former chief of staff of Glendale Memorial Hospital,
one of the top 100 hospitals in the country for heart care. She is also a
past member of the board of directors for VNACare/Hospice in the Home,
serves on its Professional Advisory Committee and its Ethics Committee.
Roth spearheaded one of the local Soroptimist group's most successful
programs, The Gardens, a 75-unit, low-cost housing facility for senior
adults. Since 1989, she has served as president of the Gardens Housing
Corp. She is also president of the board of directors of VNACare/Hospice
in the Home.
The awards program allows Soroptimist to promote its purpose, which is
to advance the status of women and human rights, President Beverley Scott
"Being recognized as Women of Distinction is a major factor because
the community is benefiting from their help," she said.
SBC Pacific Bell will be given the Advancing the Status of Women
Award. Its executive team is 64% women, and Working Woman magazine named
it "One of America's Top 25 Corporations for Executive Women."
Also honored will be Christine Rabe, 18, a senior at Crescenta Valley
High School, receiving the Violet Richardson Award, and Julia Hansen, a
single mother completing the LVN program at Glendale Community College,
who will be given the Women's Opportunity Award.
IF YOU GO
WHAT: Soroptimist Third Annual Accolades Dinner -- A Salute to Women.
WHEN: 6 p.m. social, 6:30 dinner and program, Thursday.
WHERE: Hilton Glendale, 100 W. Glenoaks Blvd.
RESERVATIONS: Nancy Kochi, 243-1494.