STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — On Tuesday, March 27, City Council Member Debi Rose (District 49) held her second annual event celebrating “Women in History.” The event was held at the Snug Harbor Cultural Center’s Veterans Memorial Hall.

 


The Curtis High School Guitar Ensemble
provided the music at the event
(Photo: Thomas L. Miles / NLN)

 
The event opened with Reverend Susan Karlson offering an invocation and the Curtis High School Guitar Ensemble performing.

 


Lynn Kelly speaking the event
(Video: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)

 
Following a welcome from Snug Harbor CEO Lynn Kelly, Council Member Debi Rose spoke.

 


Historian Patricia Salmon was the keynote speaker
(Video: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)

 
The event’s keynote speaker was Patricia Salmon, Curator of History at the Staten Island Museum, who offered a brief compendium of the many gifted and generous women from the “Forgotten Borough.”

 


Rev. Maggie Howard (right) was this year’s honoree
(Photo: Thomas L. Miles / NLN)

 
The Women In History Celebration honoree this year was Stapleton pastor Reverend Maggie Howard.

 


The Curtis High School Guitar Ensemble
(Video: Thomas Altfather Good / NLN)

 
Concluding the celebration was another impressive performance from the Curtis High School Guitar Ensemble

 
You can see the event on NLN YouTube – click HERE to access the playlist (5 Videos).