FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
Suffolk County Legislator Tom Muratore
325 Middle Country Road, Suite 3
Selden, NY 11784
Contact: Lauren Auerbach
DATE: March 2, 2015
Legislator Muratore and Staff Help Celebrate Women’s History Month
Pictured left to right: Dr. Natalie Naylor, Professor at Hofstra University, Guest Speaker and Legislative Aide (12th LD) Leslie Kennedy, Lake Ronkonkoma Historical Society Trustee Josephine Molinari and Lake Ronkonkoma Heritage Association President Ellyn Okvist, and Chief Legislative Aide (4th LD) Robert Martinez.
Selden, NY –Suffolk County Legislator Tom Muratore’s (R-Ronkonkoma) staff was on hand to acknowledge Women’s History Month at the Lake Ronkonkoma Heritage Association’s Women’s Suffrage Parade and Celebration. After a historical walk down Main Street in downtown Lake Ronkonkoma, a brunch was served at Flanagan’s Pub.
“It is a pleasure to support the women of today who recognize their predecessors’ courageous efforts for political equality,” stated Legislator Muratore. “I applaud the Heritage Association’s President Ellyn Okvist for commemorating this vital historical event - when women earned the right to vote nearly one century ago!