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IN HONOR OF NATIONAL WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH, COUNCILWOMAN MARIE ERLANDE STERIL HOSTS A CELEBRATION OF

North Miami, FL – 3/12/2015

North Miami Councilwoman Marie Erlande Steril, MSW is once again hosting the annual Celebration of Women event in honor of National Women's History Month on Thursday, March 19th at 6 p.m. The event, which will salute outstanding women in the community for their service and leadership, will be held at the Museum of Contemporary Art’s Paradise Courtyard, located at 770 NE 125 Street, in North Miami.  

National Women's History Month emerged from two significant events in history; the women's movement of the 1960's and the advocacy of female historians who demanded the inclusion of women in American history books.  During the month of March, women from all walks of life are celebrated throughout the United States for their contributions throughout our nation's history.  

The following women will be honored for their contributions to the North Miami community or their field of work. This year’s honorees are: ·      

  • The Honorable Carrie P. Meek, Former Congresswoman ·      
  • The Honorable Dr. Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall, Member of the School Board of Miami-Dade County ·      
  • Julissa Castellanos, Florida International University - Biscayne Bay Campus ·      
  • Tamara Philippeaux, Island TV ·     
  • Marleine Bastien, Haitian Women of Miami (FANM)

For additional information, or to RSVP to attend this event, please contact the Office of the Mayor and Council at 305-895-9815.
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