WATERTOWN Several Northern New York women nominated for the state Senates Women of Distinction program will be honored at a ceremony hosted by state Sen. Patricia A. Ritchie, R-Heuvelton, at 5:30 p.m. today at Flower Memorial Library, 229 Washington St.
More than two dozen women were chosen this year for making a difference in their communities.
The honorees for Jefferson County are Joanne Lazore, Cari McAvoy and JoAnn Reed. St. Lawrence County honorees are Ilene Burke, Virginia Davey, Imogene Wagner and Lila Youngs.
Several women from Oswego County also will be recognized at the ceremony.