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October Luncheon Meeting

  • 24 Oct 2023
  • 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Clovis Community College Herndon Campus, 390 W Fir Ave Building 390B, Clovis CA 93611


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Please join us at Clovis Community College Herndon Campus - Clovis, California for our October Luncheon Meeting with guest speaker Margaret Mims.

*Guests and Non-Members Welcome*


Jennifer Bedoyan - Blooming Belle Marketing 

Sheila Kamps-Frowsing - Farmers Insurance Insurance


11:30am – 12:00pm: Check-in, Relationship Building, Lunch Served

12:00pm - 1:00pm: Program with Guest Speaker

MENU (Lunch optional):

Members: Lunch – $18.00

Members: No Lunch – $0.00

Non-Members: Lunch – $23.00

Non-Members: No Lunch – $5.00

(All payments must be paid online. If an error occurs when paying please clear your cookies and manually type in credit card information)


Nacho Chicken with cilantro rice

Caesar Salad

Assorted Bars



Please register online by Sunday, October 22rd. 

No-shows or cancellations made after that date will still be responsible for the lunch payment. 

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Margaret Mims was a peace officer from January l980 to January 2023. She was elected to the office of Sheriff in November, 2006, becoming the 25th person to hold that office in Fresno County. She was the first female deputy sheriff Sergeant to supervise field patrol units. She was the first female deputy sheriff to attain the rank of Lieutenant, Captain, Assistant Sheriff, and to be elected to the office of Sheriff in the history of the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office which was established in 1856. She is a graduate of Fresno Pacific University, and has her Masters Degree in Public Administration from National University. She is a graduate of California POST's (Peace Officer Standards & Training) Supervisory Leadership Institute, a graduate of the Senior Management Institute for Police coordinated through the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) at Boston University and a graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Executive Institute.


1998 - Recipient of the Fresno Exchange Club ’Top Cop’ award

1999 - Chosen as one of Fresno County’s Top Ten Business/Professional Women of the Year

2001 - Recipient of a ‘Breaking the Glass Ceiling Award’ from the National Center for Women in Policing.

Feb 2005 Highlighted on KFSN, Channel 30 (ABC) Person of the Week

2007 & 2008 Selected as Best Local Female Elected Official by Fresno Magazine

March 2007 Recognized as the 31st Assembly District Woman of the Year

2008 Recognized as one of Business Street Online ‘Influential Women 100’ of Fresno

Feb 2009 Received an Award of Heroism and Lifesaving by the Fresno County Board of Supervisors, City of Fresno, & Fresno County Council of Governments

Feb 2010 California Rifle and Pistol Association Peace Officer of the Year for the State of California

July 2010 Fresno City College Centennial Alumna one of their ‘100 Stars for 100 Years’

June 2011 Reedley City College 2011 Distinguished Alumnus

June 2011 Girls Scouts ‘Women Inspiring Girls’ Award

Sept 2011 Exemplary Partnership award from the Dept. of Homeland Security

Nov 2011 Fresno Leading Young Professionals LEAD Award

Nov 2012 Jenny Eller Memorial Volunteer Donor Recruiter Award from Central Calif. Blood Center

2014 Special Olympics Award of Excellence

May 2016 National University Distinguished Alumni

May 2016 Fresno City College Distinguished Alumna Award

March 2018 Common Threads award from the California Agricultural Leadership Foundation

March 2018 Women Rock Cali Award

Dec 2018 Christian Business Women’s Connection Woman of the Year

March 2019 Daughters of the American Revolution Women in History Award

Nov 2019 Calif. Narcotics Officers’ Association John F. “Jack” Kerrigan President’s Award

2021 Fresno Pacific University will begin to annually present a graduate with the 'Sheriff Margaret Mims Award for Outstanding Criminology Student’

2022 Lifetime of Service Award from the Fresno County Board of Supervisors

After her 2008 breast cancer diagnosis, Sheriff Mims became an outspoken advocate for early detection.

Margaret is married to Gary and they have two children Randy and Jacklyn, four grandchildren Lynzy, Erin, Nolan and Hank. They have a great-granddaughter Keatyn, and another on the way.

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