April 12, 2023
EAST WINDSOR TOWNSHIP. NJ (MERCER)– Mayor Janice S. Mironov, joined by East Windsor Council Member Denise Daniels, Senator Linda Greenstein, Assemblywoman Verlina Reynolds-Jackson, Mercer County Clerk Paula Sollami-Covello, Mercer County Board of Commissioners Chair Lucylle Walter and Mercer County Commissioner Nina Melker, issued a Proclamation recognizing Women’s History Month.
Mayor Mironov noted the purpose of Women’s History Month is to “recognize and applaud the distinguished and valuable contributions made by women today and throughout our history in all fields.” She thanked these accomplished elected officials as examples of women to encourage other women who are interested in public service.” Mayor Mironov further stated, “it is important to take time to remind everyone of the important roles women play in our communities and in government, noting that women bring a different perspective to the table, and encourage, cultivate and mentor other women in making their own life decisions.”
Each elected official in attendance offered comments about the importance of recognizing Women’s History Month, about the significance of women being involved in government and public service, and their own personal experiences.
The Mayoral Proclamation issued by Mayor Mironov states, “the contributions made by women to our civic, political and cultural life throughout the history of the United States, the State of New Jersey and the Township of East Windsor are noteworthy and have benefited all of us. Women have made important changes in areas including social reform, women’s equality, health care reform, education reform, archaeology and anthropology, business and politics.”
Women’s History Month had its origins in 1980 as a national celebration when President Jimmy Carter proclaimed the week of March 8, 1980 “Women’s History Month,” highlighting women’s history as an essential and indispensable heritage that is crucial to understanding the true history of our country and the need for full equality under the law for all.
Mayor Janice S. Mironov issued a proclamation recognizing Women’s History Month, joined by local, county and state elected officials. Pictured (from left to right) are: East Windsor Council Member Denise Daniels; Senator Linda Greenstein; Assemblywoman Verlina Reynolds-Jackson; Mayor Janice S. Mironov; Mercer County Commissioner Lucylle Walter; Mercer County Commissioner Nina Melker, and Mercer County Clerk Paula Sollami-Covello.
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