The blustery weather couldn’t dampen the spirits of nearly 200 supporters who converged on the ballroom at Old Ranch Country Club to honor Rick Rackers 62nd Woman of the Year, Tammy Newland.

Ricker Rackers, which celebrates its 75th anniversary this year, is an auxiliary of the Assistance League of Long Beach. Its primary philanthropy is Operation School Bell, dedicated to the vision that no child should fail to perform in school for lack of adequate clothing. The program provides school uniforms for 10,000 in-need LBUSD students grades K-12.

Tammy has been a pillar of the community for more than 30 years, both as a volunteer and as a realtor. She first volunteered with the Long Beach Police Department in 1986, has been active with several Long Beach non-profit organizations, including Cameo Professional Auxiliary of ALLB, National Women’s Advisory Council, St. Mary Medical Center Foundation, Rotary International and Junior League. Read more…..  

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