Queens – Assembywoman Rozic Launches Contest To Honor Local Jewish Women

Nily RozicQueens, NY – In celebration of Jewish American Heritage Month, Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D,WF-Fresh Meadows) announced that she will launch a local contest to honor a Jewish woman of distinction.

“Women who proudly represent our heritage and whose achievements–big or small–contribute to the betterment of our community deserve to be celebrated,” said Assemblywoman Rozic.

In 2006, Jewish American Heritage Month was established after a campaign led by Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz, and it continues to honor the rich history of distinguished women whose accomplishments have helped shaped our culture.

As Mother’s Day approaches, Rozic’s office will be taking input from constituents who can submit nominations of amazing women Jewish game-changers who helped shape our culture today.

The contest is open to all constituents of the 25th Assembly District and nominations can be submitted via email to rozicn@assembly.state.ny.us. Nominees must be females who have demonstrated contributions to our community. Submissions must include name of the nominee, reason they are deserving of the award, and contact information of the nominator. The deadline for submission is May 23, 2014. The honoree will be presented with the “Jewish American Heritage Community Leadership Award” from Assemblywoman Rozic.

05/06/2014 11:35 AM by JP Newsroom

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