Brewster, N.Y. – (3/26/12) – Over the past several months, Senator Greg Ball (R, C – Patterson) has traveled to towns, villages and cities within his district to accept nominations for his district wide Women Of Distinction Hall of Fame.
Created and hosted by Senator Ball, The Women Of Distinction Hall of Fame was designed to honor outstanding women from throughout the 40th Senate District. Each city, town and village within the Senator’s district has been asked to nominate a woman to be honored at an event, which will culminate with a district-wide Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony.
Senator Ball will hold a ceremony and reception at 6 p.m. on March 30, 2012 at the Putnam Emergency Services Center to welcome his first class of honorees, recognizing women of distinction from each town village and city.
Former Congresswoman Sue Kelly (R-NY 19th) has confirmed her attendance and will be making opening remarks. In addition to Congresswoman Kelly each town and village will have a representative from their board on hand to honor each woman of distinction
What: Senator Ball’s 40th District Women of Distinction
Who: Senator Greg Ball
Congresswoman Sue Kelly
Township Supervisors and Mayors
Amenia Honoree, Ann Linden
Bedford Honoree, Mary Beth Kass
Beekman Honoree, Phyllis Hughes
Brewster Honorees, Brewster-Carmel Garden Club
Buchanan Honoree, Dr. Virginia Rederer
Carmel Honoree, Dona DiMaggio
Cortlandt Honorees, Sheila Guida & Marie Turner
Croton Honoree, Rosalind Morrissey
Dover Honoree, Caroline Reichenberg
Kent Honoree, Annmarie Baisley
Lewisboro Honoree, Joann Vasi & Laurie Gagliardi (Posthumous)
Milan Honoree, Ann Mancini
Mount Kisco Honoree, Patricia Reilly
North Salem Honoree, Janice Hellwinkel
Northeast Honoree, Julie Schroeder
Patterson Honoree, Ginny Nacerino
Pawling Village Honoree, Nancy Tanner
Peekskill Honoree, Jeannette Phillips, Willie Mae Jackson, Mary Woods and Pearl Woods (Posthumous) – Hudson River Healthcare Founding Mothers
Pound Ridge, Wilma Rogalin (Posthumous)
Philipstown Honoree, Betty Budney
Putnam Valley Honoree, Kathleen McLaughlin
Somers Honoree, Thelma Barlow
Southeast Honoree, Eleanor Fitchen (Posthumous)
Yorktown Honoree, Katherine Quinn
Senator Ball Honoree, Erin Bentivegna
Senator Ball Honoree, Mary Monte
Senator Ball Honoree, Antoinette DeBellis
Senator Ball Honoree, Faye Garito
When: Friday, March 30, 2012, 6:00 p.m.
Where: Donald B. Smith, Putnam County Emergency Services Building
112 Old Route 6
Carmel, NY 10512
For more information or to speak with Senator Ball, please contact Joe Bachmeier: (845) 200-9716.