[Congressional Record Volume 158, Number 52 (Thursday, March 29, 2012)]
[Extensions of Remarks]
[Pages E484-E485]
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                    TRIBUTE TO WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH

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                        HON. FREDERICA S. WILSON

                               of florida

                    in the house of representatives

                        Thursday, March 29, 2012

  Ms. WILSON of Florida. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to pay tribute to 
Women's History Month and to recognize the many contributions women 
have made to our community.
  Specifically, I want to recognize these remarkable women from South 
Florida for their dedication and commitment: Annie Baker, Bishop 
Catherine P. Baskin, School Board Member Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall, 
Mayor Daisy Black, Patricia Jennings Braynon, Baltena Brown, Rhea 
Brown, Queen Brown, Senator Larcenia Bullard, Vanessa Woodard Byers, 
Representative Daphne Campbell, Lillian Cooper, Emma Curry, Nancy 
Dawkins, Martha C. Day, Lucia Davis-Raiford, Patricia Daniels, Melodie 
Delancey, Barbara Dent, Earlene P. Dotson, Gail Ash Dotson, Dr. Barbara 
Edwards, Gussie J. Ervin, Commissioner Betty Ferguson, Dr. Dorothy 
Jenkins Fields, Susie W. Francis, Regina Jollivette Frazier, Kimberly 
Gaines, Patricia Garrett, Mayor Shirley Gibson, Emily Gunther, Elsie 
Hamler, Thomasina Hargrove, Alexis Harris, Debi Harris, Karen Hawkins, 
Bea Hines, Bertha Henry, Nicole Henry, Anne T. Herriott, Cheryl Holder, 
Janice Powell Hopton, Vikki Hoshing, Andrea Ivory, Sandra Jackson, 
Jeanne F. Jacobs, Juanita B. Johnson, Commissioner Barbara

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Jordan, Yolanda Cash-Jackson, Pamela Jones, Renee S. Jones, Juliet 
King, Linda Kelly Kearson, Juanita A. Lane, Pamela Luckie Latimore, 
Betty Major, Congresswoman Carrie P. Meek, Sigilenda Miles, Yvette 
Miley, Tracey Mourning, Georgia McClean, Shirlyon McWhorter, Bobbie 
Mumford (Posthumously), Maud P. Newbold, Beverly E. Nixon, Adora Obi 
Nweze, Dr. Rozlyn Paschal, Enid C. Pinkney, Bernadette Poitier, Michele 
Paramore, Tammy Reed, Rachel Reeves, Zarifa Reynolds, Collette Hart 
Richardson, Donna Riley, Treska Rodgers, Akua Scott, Sherrilyn Scott, 
Claudia Slater, Rhoda Shirley, Commissioner Michelle Spence Jones, 
Representative Cynthia Stafford, Jessie A. Stinson, Kay M. Sullivan, 
Mayor Myra Taylor, Penelope Townsley, Dr. Andrea Trowers, Priscilla 
Thompson, Rosetta Vickers, Sandy Walker, Thelma Walker, Representative 
Barbara Watson, Dolores Washington, Eloise Washington, Patrenia 
Washington, Gwendolyn Welters, Rhonda Wimberley, Heather Woolery-Lloyd, 
Geneva Woodard, Jacquelyn White, Bobbie Jones Wilfork, Mattie Williams, 
Katrina Wilson-Davis, Ellen Wright, Commissioner Audrey Edmonson, 
Rhonda Vangates, Georgia Ayers, Kim McCray, Deborah Owens, Misty Brown, 
Vice-Mayor Felicia Brunson, Commissioner Barbara Sharief, Marlene 
Bastien, Renita Holmes, Debra Toomer, Lavern Ellie-Scott, Carline Paul, 
Lucy Tundra, Josie Portier, Dr. Mae Christian, Tangela Sears, Barbara 
Hardemon, Stephanie Bromfield, Retha Boone, Lottie Hines, Karen 
Cartwright, Jackie Bell, Elaine Black, Annie Neasman, Dr. Evalina 
Bestman, Roslyn Frazier, Chief Therese Homer, Thelma Gibson, Frankie 
Rolle, Corkie Dozier, Shemele Jenkins, Geraldine Washington, Thema 
Campbell, Kiani Nesbitt, Marjorie Spicer, Sonya Flowers, Rita Pierre, 
Velma Lawrence, Terri Rutherford, Julia Brown, Beatrice Louissaint, 
Woodie Lesesne, Dr. Brenda Snipes, Carmen Morris, Sandra St. Amand, 
Faye Davis, Cheryl Mizell, Penelopy Townsend, Bloneva Jones, Inez 
Johnson, Joanna Chestnut, Ann Foster, Sharon Anderson, Belinda Tucker, 
Mary Francisco, Sharette Hepburn, Virginia Hepburn, Lenora Miller, 
Catherine McFarland, Mamie Jenkins, Mary Robinson, Virla Barry, Mary 
McRae, Esther Roundtree-Johnson, Dr. Mary A. Tumpkin, Dr. Gloria 
Williams, Farrah Wilson, LaKesha Wilson-Rochelle, Prophetess Charlene 
HoIts, Karen Andre, Farah Juste, Romanita Ford, Opal Jones, Willowstine 
Lawson, Bernadette Morris, Aletha Player, Sharon Pritchett, Diana 
Ragbeer, Councilwoman Lisa Davis, Councilwoman Felicia Robinson, 
Commissioner Rose Tydus, Commissioner Dorothy Johnson and Jennifer 
Adger Grant.
  I am proud to stand and pay tribute to all of these dynamic women, 
and say thank you on behalf of all the constituents of Florida's 17th 
Congressional District.

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