Kenneth P. LaValle

March 18, 2010

Senator Kenneth P. LaValle is seeking nominations from the First Senate District for the New York State Senate’s 13th Annual "Women of Distinction" program. The event honors exceptional achievement, personal excellence, and outstanding, courageous, or heroic actions on the part of individual women from across the state.

"In past years, honorees have joined me at a special reception in Albany to accept the "Women of Distinction" award," said Senator LaValle. "Award recipients have had the opportunity to meet with a cross section of women from senate districts throughout New York whose hard work and dedication have helped enrich our state and communities."

This year, the "Women of Distinction" ceremony will be held at the Capitol on Tuesday, May 25 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Senator LaValle is asking for nominations of women living in the First Senatorial District who would be deserving of this award. The First Senate District stretches from Port Jefferson to the East End (both forks).

You can receive a nomination form by calling Senator LaValle’s district office or by downloading the nomination form by clicking on the link below. Please be sure to include an explanation of why your nominee is worthy of this special honor, as well as a phone number you can be reached at if additional information is needed.

Nominations must be received by April 12. You may also e-mail your nomination to Please write W.O.D. in the subject line and be sure to include all of the requested information.