Story and photos by Carol Montana
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY (March 25, 2015) – On Sunday, March 22, the Professional Women of Sullivan County held their 2015 Woman of the Year and Distinguished Service Award Gala at the Eagle’s Nest in Bloomingburg.
2015 marks the 36th year this for these awards, and this year the awards went to Sullivan County Board of Elections Commissioner Ann Prusinski and Associate Professor of Business & Culinary Arts Diane Riegal, respectively.
The attendees were welcomed by Professional Women members Janet Carey and Lois DeStefano.
Each of the recipients received certificates of achievement from representatives of Assemblywoman Aileen Gunther and State Senator John Bonacic. Sullivan County Legislator Cora Edwards invited former legislators Sam Wohl and Ron Hiatt to join her for the legislative presentation.
During the previous 36 years that the Gala dinner has been held, over 200 scholarships have been given out by the Professional Women with the proceeds from the event.
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