Celebration Luncheon

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Join us to meet the Council of Women for Girls Class of 2023-2024 and network with Capital Region professionals who support the Girls Inc. mission of inspiring all girls to be strong, smart, and bold. Enjoy an inspiring keynote speech, a three-course plated luncheon, and exciting raffle.

September 19, 2023

11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Hilton Garden Inn

The Rensselaer Banquet & Conference Facility

235 Hoosick St., Troy, NY 12180

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Daquetta P. Jones, Chair

Albany District (NY) Chapter of Links, Inc.

Caitlin Montalvo

Canon Kay Hotaling, FHC

Carrie Harring

Coretta Killikelly

Deshanna Wiggins


Dina Ziskin-Fortune

Dr. Dorcey Applyrs

Ellen Sax

Hon. Paul Tonko

Jennifer MacPhee

Jennifer Massey

Jerilee Beaudoin


John & Sandra Reschovsky

Kelly Mcnamee & Heidi Knoblauch

Mayor Kathy Sheehan

Patrick Harris

Susan Zongrone

Sybillyn Jennings

Honorary Chair

Daquetta P. Jones

Newly Appointed CEO of Vera House, Inc.

Keynote Speaker

Raysheea T. Turner, Esq.

Partner, Wallace Turner Law

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