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Reggie and René Webb recognized by state Legislature

Claremont residents Reggie and René Webb were recognized on the Assembly floor by Assemblymember Chris Holden and the California Legislative Black Caucus as the 41st Assembly District’s Unsung Hero award recipients in recognition of their extraordinary contributions to the advancement of equal rights for all individuals and for unselfish acts of community service.

“Reggie and René Webb’s contributions to our community will have a powerful impact for years to come,” said Mr. Holden. “Through their dedication and hard work, they carry on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s legacy and are an inspiration for future generations.”

Mr. and Ms. Webb, successful entrepreneurs and community advocates, are owners of 16 McDonald’s locations. Apart from their business ventures, the also serve on multiple nonprofit boards

Mr. Webb has served on the boards of the Los Angeles Urban League, Pomona Valley Hospital, the Los Angeles County Fair Association, The University of La Verne and many others.

Ms. Webb serves on the board for Salvation Army in Pomona and the local Soroptimist International club, a global volunteer organization working to improve the lives of women and girls through programs leading to social and economic empowerment.

In her tenure on these boards she served as chair and president, respectively. She also served on the board of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Southern California and Nevada chapter, and she was inducted into its hall of fame in 2014 for having raised more than $340,000.

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