2014 Women Of Distinction

distinctionTen local women—nominated by their peers, neighbors or other like-minded citizens—were recently honored for their achievements in the community. 

At the Farmingdale Public Library, on Aug. 9, New York State Assemblyman Thomas McKevitt and Nassau County Legislator Rose Marie Walker congratulated the 2014 “Women of Distinction” award recipients.
“It is a privilege to meet and be able to honor the accomplishments of these truly exemplary citizens,” McKevitt said. “These women are true role models for any of our fellow citizens. I am thankful for the opportunity to share their hard work and dedication with the community at large and, on behalf of the community, say a very heartfelt ‘thank you’ for all these women do to improve our community.”

Following a guest reading from Betty Tucker, a 2008 “Women of Distinction” honoree, and a performance from the Seaford Middle School’s Woodwind Ensemble, the ten women were called up one at a time to receive their award. This year’s honorees included: Tracy Allred-Pulice of East Meadow, Mary Jane Burgess of Seaford, Joy Cacioli of North Massapequa, Melanie Fink of North Massapequa, Jean Fontana of Levittown, Lindsay Gruntorad of Levittown, Debra Kirsh of East Meadow, Mary Anne Russo of Massapequa, Lisa-Jean Santer of Levittown and Innesa Tymochko-Dekajlo of East Meadow.

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