Women of distinction GOSHEN. Assemblyman Schmitt recognizes the contributions 16 women make within their communities
Assemblyman Colin Schmitt recognized Dorothy Morris as one of 16 Women of Distinction within the 99th Assembly District during ceremonies last week. Morris was nominated by the Town of Woodbury.
Assemblyman Colin Schmitt held his inaugural 99th Assembly District Women of Distinction event on Thursday, May 9, at the Orange County Emergency Services Center, honoring 16 women from throughout the district and presenting each with an Assembly citation recognizing their contributions to their communities. This official State Assembly government event was created to recognize women from across the Assembly District who have made significant contributions to their communities and the 99th Assembly District. The Women of Distinction honorees are: Town of Blooming Grove: Johanna Kiernan Village of South Blooming Grove: Sonia Ayala Village of Washingtonville: Linda Standish Town/Village of Chester: Betty Ann Reilly Town of Cornwall: Elizabeth “Betty” Longinott Town of Goshen: Michelle P. Figliomeni, PhD. Village of Goshen: Molly O’Donnell Town of Hamptonburgh: Vera Green Dixon Town of Highlands: Juanita King Village of Highland Falls: Snowdrop Smith Town of New Windsor: Patricia Mullarkey Town of Stony Point: June Jobson Town of Wawayanda: Barbara Parson Town of Woodbury: Dorothy Morris Village of Harriman: Irma Excallier SUNY Orange: Elizabeth Tarvin “These women are the pillars of our district and are greatly deserving of recognition,” Schmitt said in the press release announcing the awards. “ I thank them for all that they have done and continue to do for the betterment of our district. We are blessed to have such amazing leaders and role models live and serve in our local communities.” The 99th Assembly District includes to the Town of Stony Point in Rockland and the towns of Wawayanda, Goshen, Hamptonburgh, Chester, Blooming Grove, New Windsor, Cornwall, Highlands and Woodbury.