WESPAC Director to present at Women of Worth Awards
I have been invited to present at this NOW – Putnam Chapter awards evening. You are all welcome to attend and join me there:
PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDARS FOR THIS IMPORTANT EVENT!
The First Annual Putnam County Women of Worth Awards
Thursday, November 13, 2008
Mahopac, New York
Welcome to The First Annual Putnam County Women of Worth Awards. The Mahopac Public Library , Mahopac , New York.
What is a Women of Worth Award? It is a women who is accomplished on many levels, to include personal, professional and spiritual. She is valued and places service above herself. A Women of Worth is a Leader and continues to inspire others. She is humble and respected.
Opening will be the Pledge of Allegiance and the National Anthem, Vocalist TBA
Introduction of Host: Kathleen G. Meyerson Vice President NOW NY 0470
Reading What is a Women of Worth
Host for the Evening:
M. Laura Leonard President National Organization For Women, 0470
Marcia A. Pappas National Organization For Women New York State President Presentation
Wendy Wild Member Westchester National Organization For Women
Elected Officials Presentation
Congressmen John Hall
Presentation from the
Senator Vincente Liebell
Senior Senator Chuck Schumer
Senator Clinton will be Enid Wieshaus Office of the Senator. (in the event of a last minute schedule change) Presenting for
The Putnam County Legislation
Legislator Mary Ellen O’Dell
Legislator Mary Conklin
Honorable District Attorney Adam Levy
Introduction and Presentations of The Women of Worth Recipients
Margaret Yonco Haines
Presentation: Retired NYPD Captain Andrew D. Stefano will receive a Certificate of Merit for holding a forum on Domestic Violence and supporting Women’s Organizations such as NOW and The League of Women Voters.
Tribute from Family, Friends and Associates to the Award Winners
Political Satire Comedy and Recovering Lawyer : Madeleine Begun Kane
Welcome the Student Body From Vassar College Women’s Studies Program
Speaker from . Allison Bloom, Women’s Study Program
Nada Khader from WESPAC Foundation
Christine Torino from Local Putnam Media
Thank you for coming to celebrate and honor these women who have and continue to give to the County of Putnam, New York.
This Event catered by Primo Deli of Southeast, New York
Owner: Mr. Michael Mazzi
This Event is supported by NOW Chapter New York 0470. This is the 88Th Year when some very brave and courageous women worked hard to ensure Women’s Rights and the right to Vote, which took place in Seneca Falls, New York. Some of those Women of Worth are and Susan B. Anthony.
Sign up Tables:
You will have the opportunity to become new members of Putnam County League of Women Voters, WESPAC Foundation, NOW and The Red Cross
There is donation of $20.00 at the door. Please pick up your name tag upon entrance to Event.
It is our hope that this event will continue so that we are able to give a Scholarship to a deserving young Women of Worth, there will be a raffle at the end of the evening, you must be present to win!