Former Placerville Mayor Wendy Thomas: Woman of the Year!
Placerville City Councilwoman Wendy Thomas was named Woman of the Year for the 5th District by Assemblyman Frank Bigelow. Bigelow, who represents the 5th District, composed of Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado, Madera, Mariposa, Mono, Placer and Tuolumne counties, made the announcement Feb. 25.
Assemblyman Bigelow recognized Thomas for her work on the Placerville City Council and efforts to revitalize Main Street as well as her dedication to making sure cities and counties work hand in hand.
“Time and time again, Wendy has put the needs of our neighborhoods and communities ahead of her own,” said Bigelow. “Her commitment to our community is endless.
“In my time as a state Assembly member, I can’t tell you the number of people who I’ve heard from who have been inspired by Wendy’s commitment to her community and her family. It is rare to find someone who puts such high priority on the success of their community and I’m honored to recognize Wendy for all of her efforts.”
Thomas, born in Placerville, is a seventh generation resident and proud of her family roots in...
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