(Top photo) NAWBO-LA and NAWBO Enterprise 2008-2009 Board with Installing Officer, Assembly Speaker Karen Bass. (Lower photo) Attending the NAWBO-LA reception are (from left) Joe Hernandez, AEG; Marie Lemelle, Kaiser Permanente; Jane Skeeter, NAWBO-LA Chair; Angela Gibson, AT&T; Jeanette Hawes; recording artist (The Emotions); Karen Bass, California Assembly Speaker; Natalie Cole, Our Weekly; Renita Tyson, United Negro College Fund; Bonita Perkins, UPS; and Felix Whittaker, Bank of America./Photo by Leroy Hamilton.