Photo of Women’s History Month Celebration
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TRENTON—Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes and members of the Mercer County Board of Chosen Freeholders this afternoon hosted an observance of Women’s History Month and presented resolutions of honor to four women who are who are known in Mercer County for shaping and improving their communities.

The County Executive pointed out that each of the honorees “epitomizes this year’s theme of National Women’s History Month, which is: Women: Builders of Communities and Dreams.”

Honorees were:

·         Brooke Barrie, Director and Curator of Grounds For Sculpture; and

·         Irma R. Gómez, who worked for more than 30 years for the Mercer Street Friends and who has a long list of involvements from The Trenton Community Music School to the United Way of Greater Mercer County; and

·         Reverend Betty L. Picott, known for her work with campus ministries at The College of New Jersey and for her community service; and

·         Mildred Trotman, Mayor of Princeton Borough, who also served for 21 years on the Borough Council.