Amityville, NY – Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory congratulated and presented proclamations to honorees of the Town of Babylon’s 29th Annual Women’s History Month Program on Wednesday, March 20.
The event, titled “Nevertheless She Persisted: Honoring Women Who Fight All Forms of Discrimination Against Women,” was held at Copiague High School and honored a diverse group of women for their service to the Town of Babylon community. The evening also featured music, dance performances and a marketplace featuring local vendors.
Among the honorees was the chief of staff of Presiding Officer Gregory’s district office, Claire Mangelli, who received the “Government Appreciation Award.” Also honored were Virginia Ettrick, teacher in the Amityville School District; Cathy Hyde, assistant to Town of Babylon Councilwoman Jacqueline Gordon; Ebony Kilpatrick and Garnette Dunbar of Health Empowerment Services; Community Advocate Gina Lieneck; Judith Raimondi, founder of Lindenhurst Community Cares Coalition; and Myrna Taylor, former Commissioner, Town of Babylon Dept. of Human Services.
Suffolk County Legislature Presiding Officer DuWayne Gregory joins fellow elected officials and members of the Copiague school district to congratulate the honorees of the Town of Babylon’s 29th Annual Women’s History Month Program on March 20 in Copiague.