OGDEN — March getting Women’s Historical past Thirty day period, the Ogden Variety Fee picked a choice of regional females to honor, aiming to underscore the contributions to the metropolis that appear from a wide range of actors.
“The team embodies leadership, small business acumen, compassion, problem-solving and community,” reported Shardae Jones, a variety commission member who announced the honorees at Tuesday’s Ogden Metropolis Council conference. “They function in well being care, schooling, arts, social solutions and self-treatment.”
The honorees bundled LaTonya Jackson and Damia Gordon, co-homeowners of Lamia Beauty Lounge Bess Dennison, an teacher at Ogden’s Faculty for the Deaf and Blind and Younshin Cobabe, an Intermountain Health care bodily therapist who is effective with children. Also named have been Margaret Rose, govt director of YCC Family members Crisis Centre, which aids domestic and sexual violence survivors Christina Miller, an occasion manager energetic in the nearby arts scene and Audrey Christensen, a “business mentor for creatives” who’s also concerned in the arts scene.
The diversity fee picked the 7 women of all ages in reaction to an initiative pushed by the Ogden Town Council to acknowledge contributions from the varied sectors of the metropolis, “people who are commonly not front and middle,” said C.J. Hernandez, Ogden’s variety affairs coordinator.
She stated the Women’s Heritage Month honorees are the range commission’s initially crack at responding to the Town Council simply call.
Angela Choberka, a member of the Town Council, mentioned she appreciates “all the great women that had been celebrated, between many other individuals in our neighborhood, much too.”
Mayor Mike Caldwell lauded the “strong women” all-around the city serving in management roles. “Thank you all for anything you are accomplishing. It is inspiring for my kids. It is inspiring for me, and that’s part of the cause that we reside in this article mainly because so quite a few people do so many incredible points,” he mentioned.
The Library of Congress, National Endowment for the Humanities and other businesses commemorate Women’s History Month, for each federal resolutions and presidential proclamations.