Wednesday, June 19, 2013

President of our affiliate – The Brighton Allston Historical Society – named 2013 Unsung Heroine

We are pleased to announce that Peg Collins, President of the Brighton Allston Historical Society (BAHS)  an affiliate of our UNESCO/UNITWIN Network  has been named a 2013 Unsung Heroine by the Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women! The Unsung Heroine awards pay tribute to extraordinary women from across the Commonwealth and thank them for their public leadership and volunteerism. The recipients of these awards are commended by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts for making our communities ever better places to live. Senator Will Brownsberger nominated Peg as a woman making a meaningful impact in her district. Peg is also an active contributor to BAHS's Women's History Initiatives.

Congratulations Peg from the UNESCO/UNITWIN Network!
Peg Collins is standing in the 2nd row, straight back from the podium.
                                 (She is wearing a black jacket, next to a woman in red.)                                                                                       
The award ceremony was held at the majestic Massachusetts State House in Boston, MA