National Park Service News Release
The public is invited to attend the seventeenth annual Women of Honor Observance to be held Thursday, September 1. Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore is sponsoring the event.
The program will be held at the Alger County Heritage Center located at 1496 Washington Street in Munising. A social half-hour begins at 5:30 p.m. with the program beginning at 6 p.m.
Lisa Cromell, Director of the Munising Schools Public Library, will be the guest speaker.
The roll of honor recognizes Alger County women who have lead enriched lives whether through work, hobby, volunteerism or everyday living. At this year’s event, three women will be honored.
The honorees are Michelle Coleman and Penny Hatt of Au Train and Rosa Maria Hoy of Trenary.
The Women of Honor Observance celebrates the passage of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which gave women the right to vote. The theme of this year’s observance is, “Our History is our Strength”.
“I am very pleased that Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore and the park staff have a long standing tradition of celebrating this important day in the evolution of Women¹s Rights,” Superintendent Jim Northup said. “We look forward to joining in congratulating these special women in our community.”