Senator James Sanders Jr. Hosts Spectacular Women's History Month Event Honoring Women in Law Enforcement

Olalekan Omodunbi

March 26, 2024

Honoring Women's Contributions: Senator Sanders' Annual Tribute in Women's History Month

Queens, NY - Senator James Sanders Jr. hosted a spectacular Women's History Month event at the Rochdale Village Ballroom in Jamaica, Queens, to honor the exceptional resilience, strength, and unwavering dedication of women in law enforcement.

The evening, held amidst the elegant ambiance of the Rochdale Village Ballroom, was a celebration filled with excitement and anticipation. Distinguished guests arrived dressed in elegant regalia, while women in law enforcement adorned celebratory costumes, adding a touch of sparkle to the occasion.

The event commenced with an electrifying opening charge delivered by Maryam Hubbard, Chairperson of the Community Relations Committee (CRC), followed by a heartfelt opening prayer by Yvonne A. Rankine of WHDC Christian Academy.

Senator Sanders, the gracious host, personally greeted each attendee, radiating genuine warmth and appreciation. His welcoming demeanor set a positive tone for the evening, fostering a sense of camaraderie among guests.

Entertainment took center stage as the NYPD Youth Dance Team delivered a captivating performance, energizing the crowd with their dynamic choreography. Speaker Andrienne Adams delivered a poignant speech, acknowledging the invaluable contributions of women in law enforcement and emphasizing their vital role in community safety.

Distinguished guests, including Melinda Katz, the esteemed District Attorney of Queens County, added to the evening's prestige, further highlighting the significance of the event.

Throughout the night, DJ Nett kept the energy high, ensuring guests enjoyed ample opportunities to celebrate on the dance floor. The delectable dinner tantalized taste buds, enhancing the overall enjoyment of the evening.

The highlight of the event came when Senator Sanders personally honored all the women in law enforcement present, recognizing their unwavering commitment to serving and protecting the community. The honorees beamed with pride as they received well-deserved recognition for their dedication and sacrifice.

As the evening drew to a close, attendees left inspired and grateful for the opportunity to celebrate the remarkable achievements of these extraordinary individuals. Senator Sanders' annual Women's History Month event has become a cherished tradition, uniting women from diverse backgrounds to honor their contributions.

Special thanks to all volunteers, sponsors, and supporters, with heartfelt gratitude extended to the Rochdale Village Community Relations Committee, Hettie Powell, and the Queens Defenders for their invaluable contributions to the success of the event.