WHEREAS, in the month of March we celebrate women’s history and women’s ongoing struggles to build a better world; and
WHEREAS, the Cook County Commission on Women’s Issues established an award to honor women who have made exceptional contributions to their communities, families, and professions; and
WHEREAS, on Thursday, March 15, 2012, the Cook County Commission on Women’s Issues hosted the 15th Annual Cook Unsung Heroine Awards and Breakfast; and
WHEREAS, on Thursday, March 15, 2012, eighteen women from throughout Cook County were presented with the “Peggy A. Montes Unsung Heroine Award” in recognition of their hard and selfless work on behalf of others.
2012 Award Recipients (click on a name to see their profile):