Commission Honors Outstanding Women for Volunteer Work in their Communities with FCSW Florida Achievement Award
Tallahassee, FL (September 22, 2016) — The Florida Commission on the Status of Women honored the following outstanding women with a FCSW Florida Achievement Award for their work in improving the lives of women and families in their communities:
- Meg Baldwin of Tallahassee
- Julie Bartleson Bennett of Montverde
- Michelle Diffenderfer of West Palm Beach
- Sydney Hamilton of Key West
- Sherry Nungesser Houston of Gainesville
- N’Jhari Jackson of Tampa
- Ann Machado of Miami
- LaDessa Mitchell, MBA of Tampa
- Deborah A. Mizell of Lauderhill
- Ashley Rhodes-Courter, MSW of St. Petersburg
- Judith A. Selzer of Delray Beach
- Susan Webster of Gainesville
They received recognition at a special awards luncheon during the FCSW 3rd Quarterly Meeting on Thursday, September 22, 2016, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM at the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center in Gainesville, FL. In addition to the Achievement Award from the Commission, each will received a congratulatory letter from Governor Rick Scott.
“The Florida Commission on the Status of Women is dedicated to recognizing and supporting citizens of all ages for the incredible contributions they make to their communities and to our state,” said Patti Hamilton, Commission Chair. “It is our honor to celebrate these outstanding individuals for their tremendous achievements and dedicated service.”
Celebrating the achievements and contributions of these Floridians has and will always be a top priority for the commission and we are proud to be the presenting organization of the prestigious Florida Women’s Hall of Fame and the Florida Achievement Awards.
Learn more about the FCSW Florida Achievement Award here.