Sen. Robert Menendez will recognize New Jersey’s 2012 Teacher of the Year Jeanne DelColle at his third annual Women of Distinction Awards Ceremony on Sunday, March 11. In honor of his mother, Menendez will present DelColle and five others with an “Evangelina Menendez Trailblazer Award.” They are Kathy Grant Davis, executive director of New Jersey Primary Care; Linda Fiddle, director of the Daniel J. Fiddle Foundation; Esperanza Porras Field, president of the Morris County Hispanic-American Chamber of Commerce; and Phyllis Salowe-Kaye, executive director of New Jersey Citizen Action.
Lisa P. Jackson, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, will keynote at this event celebrating Women’s History Month.
Tickets are still available for the ceremony, which will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Margaret Williams Theatre at New Jersey City University, Jersey City. Call 973-645-6360 for more information.