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Perth Amboy Free Public Library Announces 3rd Annual Women's History Month Celebration Panel

Perth Amboy Free Public Library Announces 3rd Annual Women's History Month Celebration Panel

Honoring Outstanding Contributions to the Perth Amboy Community

Perth Amboy, January 10, 2024 – The Perth Amboy Free Public Library is excited to announce its 3rd Annual Women's History Month Celebration Panel, a significant event aimed at recognizing the remarkable women who have positively impacted the Perth Amboy community. In line with the national observance of Women's History Month in March, the library is dedicated to commemorating, studying, and celebrating the vital role of women in American history and, particularly, in the history of Perth Amboy.

Event Details:
- Date: Saturday, March 23, 2024
- Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm
- Location: Perth Amboy Free Public Library, 196 Jefferson Street, Perth Amboy, N.J.

Nomination Criteria:
The celebration panel will honor six Perth Amboy women leaders, irrespective of their current residence. Nominees can include individuals who are currently residing in Perth Amboy or those who have moved away but have left a lasting legacy in the community. It's not only about current residents; the library welcomes nominations for women who may have achieved professional accomplishments and contributed significantly to Perth Amboy but are no longer residents.

How to Nominate:
Nominations can be submitted through the library's official website. The deadline for nominations is January 31, 2024. All required fields on the nomination form must be completed for consideration. The link for submitting nominations can be found in the following link:

About Women's History Month:
March is recognized nationwide as Women's History Month, dedicated to acknowledging and honoring the achievements and contributions of women throughout history. The Perth Amboy Free Public Library is proud to participate in this commemoration by celebrating the women of history and those who have made a lasting impact on the city.

Join Us in Celebrating:
The Women's History Month Celebration Panel promises an inspiring and uplifting event for all. We invite the Perth Amboy community to join us throughout March as we celebrate the women of history and our city. Stay tuned for additional details about the event and related activities.

For more information, please contact:
Joel Rosa
Library Director
Perth Amboy Free Public Library
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About Perth Amboy Free Public Library:
From its modest start in 1903, the Perth Amboy Free Public Library has grown to become an integral part of the community, and is used for research not only by our citizens, but also by any resident of New Jersey. In addition, our Library receives frequent inquiries from international residents who desire local information.  Our mission is to create a vibrant and welcoming space that provides equitable access to resources, knowledge, and technology for all members of the community. We aim to empower individuals to explore their interests, pursue their passions, and develop the skills necessary for success in the 21st century.

About Women's History Month Celebration:
The Perth Amboy Free Public Library's Women's History Month Celebration holds a cherished place in our community, spotlighting the remarkable achievements of extraordinary women who have left an indelible mark on Perth Amboy. This annual event, driven by the dedicated efforts of the Perth Amboy Library Board of Trustees, honors women who not only excel in their respective fields but also contribute significantly to the betterment of our community. Past participants in this esteemed celebration include distinguished individuals such as Municipal Court Judge Michelle Roman, Assemblywoman Yvonne Lopez, and Council President Milady Tejeda, among others. These trailblazers serve as inspirational role models for our residents, exemplifying strength, resilience, and leadership. The Women's History Month Celebration, initiated and developed by the Perth Amboy Library Board of Trustees, seeks to establish a lasting tradition that fosters pride and unity in our community, celebrating the rich tapestry of achievements by Perth Amboy women. Through this event, we aim to inspire future generations, stressing the importance of recognizing and appreciating the invaluable contributions of women to the fabric of our community.

Images from previous Women's History Month Celebrations:

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