Assemblyman Vince Fong names Lavonne Jarrow as 34th Assembly District Woman of the Year

Assemblymen Vince Fong and Woman of the Year recipient Lavonne Jarrow are seen in a photo provided by Fong's staff on Monday, March 12, 2018.

Assemblyman Vince Fong honored Lavonne Jarrow as the 34th Assembly District's Woman of the Year on Monday.

Jarrow has been the lead kitchen supervisor at The Mission at Kern County for more than 16 years. She is in charge of making sure there are three meals a day prepared for the homeless.

Jarrow has prepared herself or overseen the preparation of more than 2.3 million meals since she started working at the Mission.

“Lavonne’s work and life journey is an inspiration for all of California,” said Fong in a news release “I am so honored to name Lavonne as our community’s Woman of the Year because she is a hero to so many of us and we’re blessed by the incredible dedication and heart for service that Lavonne exhibits each and every day.”

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