(HAUPPAUGE, NY) – On Wednesday, March 15th, 2023, Legislator Sam Gonzalez hosted a momentous event at Capicu Restaurant to honor and celebrate International Women's Day. The gathering paid tribute to six exceptional women who have made a lasting impact on our community through their unwavering dedication and invaluable contributions to the well-being of others.
Legislator Gonzalez expressed his deep honor in recognizing the incredible achievements and commitment of these remarkable individuals. Their diverse backgrounds and outstanding leadership have played a significant role in alleviating the challenges faced by others within the community. The esteemed honorees of this year's event are Celia Vollmer, Dorothy Santana, Alicia McGrath, Beria Yadassa Gaxiola, Tasnim Moawad, and Wanda Ortiz-Rivera. Each of these extraordinary women has exemplified remarkable dedication and a genuine passion for making a positive difference in the lives of others. By acknowledging the exceptional accomplishments of these distinguished women, Legislator Sam Gonzalez and the community came together to celebrate their inspiring contributions. Their collective efforts have left an indelible imprint on our community, fostering empowerment, compassion, and progress. Legislator Sam Gonzalez extends his heartfelt gratitude to the honorees, as well as to all attendees, sponsors, and supporters who contributed to the success of this momentous celebration. Their commitment to advancing the well-being of others serves as an inspiration to the entire community.