Albany, N.Y., March 14—As part of its annual March recognition of Women’s History Month, the New York State Senate is unveiling an exhibit today in the Legislative Office Building in Albany honoring “Women of Distinction” throughout New York’s history in the arts, science, government, military, labor, education, and social reform.
State Senator Tom O’Mara said that the Senate exhibit features a tribute to the career and life of astronaut and Elmira native Eileen M. Collins. The Senate first included Collins in its historical exhibit in 2007.
VIEW ENTIRE EXHIBIT [Note: Commander Collins is included in the exhibit's "Science & Technology" section, page 64]
Elmira, N.Y., March 1—As a kickoff to New York State’s celebration of Women’s History Month throughout March, Senator Tom O’Mara (R-C, Big Flats) announced today that he is accepting nominations for the Senate's 15th annual "Women of Distinction" program to honor local women making outstanding contributions to area communities.
The deadline for submitting a nomination is Friday, April 6th.