Shreveport city councilwoman honors women in public office for Women’s History Month

(Shreveport, LA)– In celebration of Women’s History Month for the month of March, Councilwoman Stephanie Lynch recognizes several women throughout the city and close by areas serving in public office. At today’s Shreveport city council meeting, these women introduced their positions, and addressed to the audience and council members about who in their lives inspired […]

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Area women honored at AAUW’s annual reception

The importance of service to others and the community is something Wendy Patterson, Anna Mae Rudolph and Nancy VanderMeer share in common. The three were chosen as the 2018 honorees for the Mary E. Wedin Women’s History Month recognition reception hosted Thursday by the American Association of University Women Tomah branch. The reception was held […]

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Suffolk Votes to Mark March 19th as Women in Public Office Day

Riverhead, NY – March 8, 2018 – As the world pauses to reflect on the contributions and accomplishments of women during this International Women’s Day, Suffolk LegislatorKara Hahn is proud to announce that the County is joining a growing number of municipalities that have designated March 19th as “Celebrating Women in Public Office Day.” The […]

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Springfield Women’s Commission set to honor Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, Denise Hurst and Kateri Walsh

SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield Women’s Commission will honor three women including Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, at its annual celebration and reception on Friday, being conducted at Western New England University. The free event, which is part of the annual Women’s Day Celebration, honors women selected for their leadership and service. The recipients to be honored […]

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Fraley-Monillas appointed state director of National Foundation for Women Legislators

Edmonds City Councilmember Adrienne Fraley-Monillas has been selected to serve in leadership for the nation’s oldest non-partisan organization addressing the needs of elected women at all levels of government. Fraley -onillas was recently appointed to serve as a 2018 Washington State Director for the non-partisan National Foundation for Women Legislators (NFWL). “I am both thrilled […]

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State Assembly proclaims March 19 as Wisconsin Celebrating Women in Public Office Day

MADISON – Today, the State Assembly passed Assembly Joint Resolution 105, which proclaims March 19 to be “Celebrating Women in Public Office Day” in Wisconsin. The Resolution was authored by Representative Lisa Subeck (D-Madison) and Representative Kathy Bernier (R- Lake Hallie), both of whom serve in leadership roles within the National Foundation for Women Legislators. […]

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Councilwoman named Woman of Excellence

The National Founda­tion of Women Legisla­tors named Radcliff Councilwoman Tanya Seabrooks a 2017 Woman of Excellence. The Elec­ted Women of Excellence Award was created to identify women who have worked to serve their communities. The pacesetters have engendered an environment where women can serve in public office and fight for issues for which they are […]

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Peshlakai named state director of National Foundation for Women Legislators

STATE CAPITOL, PHOENIX – Senator Peshlakai has been selected to serve as state director for the non-partisan National Foundation for Women Legislators (NFWL), the nation’s oldest advocacy group for elected women. The NFWL was founded in 1938 as the National Order of Women Legislators, subsequently reforming in 2014 as the Foundation for Women Legislators, according […]

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