Willie Angel Hjorth is the new president of the Pioneer Skippers Boat Owners Assn., a nonprofit organization with 1,200 members. She operates a sail-making business with her husband, John, in Marina del Rey.
The National Conference of Christians and Jews will honor outstanding citizens from the community at its 27th awards dinner April 2 at the Miramar Sheraton hotel in Santa Monica. Those being honored are Dick and Dee Dee Gass, Gail Abarbanel and Eva Holberg. The Business Community Service Award will be presented to First Federal Savings Bank of California.
Dr. Lionel Margolin has received a special achievement award from George Konheim, president of the Reiss-Davis Child Study Center, marking Margolin's 10th year of service to the center and the Vista Del Mar Child Care Service Center. The two agencies became affiliated in 1976.
Attorney Gloria Allred has been named a recipient of the first Evelyn Rosenthal Magnin Award, which will be presented by the Sisterhood of Wilshire Boulevard Temple, 3663 Wilshire Blvd., at 7 p.m. Feb. 24. Allred is being honored for her work as an equal-rights advocate. The award's namesake, the late Evelyn Magnin, was a community activist and the wife of the late Rabbi Edgar F. Magnin.