Come join the Sacramento Chapter as we learn from Susan Manning Hawkins about LDS Migrant and Refugee assistance in Northern California. The luncheon will be held at the Old Spaghetti Factory in Rancho Cordova at noon on Wednesday, December 14 at 12:00 pm. Tickets for the luncheon will be $22 if purchased online, $25 at the door.
We look forward to seeing you there!
About Susan Manning Hawkins:
Susan Manning Hawkins was born and raised in southern California (Hollywood and Woodland Hills), attended BYU in Provo and graduated in nursing. She later added a school nurse credential and teaching authorization from California State University, Sacramento to her nursing degree. Married to T. Brent Hawkins, who graduated from BYU Law School, they raised their family of four children in Provo and SoCal before moving to Davis in 1983 when he joined a Sacramento firm.
Susan worked in hospital obstetrics units in Provo and Los Angeles, then as a school nurse in Davis. Since taking early retirement she has been a nurse volunteer with the American Red Cross, Gold Country region and currently holds the position of Disaster Health Services manager.
She and her husband served a humanitarian mission in Greece in 2016-17, representing LDS Charities with a focus on refugee response. Upon returning home she became a volunteer with the International Rescue Committee, Sacramento. In 2019 she was called to work under the direction of the North America West Area Communications as a refugee/immigrant services director for 3 coordinating councils in Northern California. She also serves as a board member for the International House Davis, affiliated with UC Davis.
Her current interests include horse riding, knitting and learning to play Bach and Handel on the organ. She is a grandmother to 11 talented, interesting and the most attractive children on the planet.