State senator Nellie Pou is honoring nine women in her annual Women’s History Month celebration at the Paterson Museum.
Pou’s celebration this year is themed “Inspiring Women.” She is recognizing nine women who have worked hard to be leaders in their communities.
The women being recognized are from Paterson, Garfield, Haledon, North Haledon, Elmwood Park, and Woodland Park.
“Women’s ideas and actions have served to motivate millions of people throughout the years, thereby establishing new levels of expectation and daring the next generation of young women to reach for higher goals,” Pou said in a statement. “Through their invaluable service, these women have made history in their communities, and I look forward to honoring them on the 31st.”
Pou is honoring:
- Jamie Bland, Paterson
- Chrystal Cleaves, Paterson
- Rama Jamoukha, Haledon
- Jacqueline L. Roscio, North Haledon
- Samary Peralta, Prospect Park
- Erin Nora Delaney, Garfield
- Elena Herrera, Garfield
- Lorraine Pellegrine, Elmwood Park
- Rekha Patel, Woodland Park.
The celebration is scheduled for Friday, March 31st, 2017 at 6 p.m. at the Paterson Museum.
The nine women will receive citations for their “exemplary” leadership.