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 event opened with Reverend Susan Karlson offering an invocation and the Curtis High School Guitar Ensemble performing.
Following a welcome from Snug Harbor CEO Lynn Kelly, Council Member Debi Rose spoke.
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.”
The Women In History Celebration honoree this year was Stapleton pastor Reverend Maggie Howard.