Assemblyman Jones Accepting Nominations for 2018 Women of Distinction Awards

March 7, 2018

Assemblyman Billy Jones (D-Chateaugay) announced that he is seeking nominations for his second annual Women of Distinction Awards. Nominations will be accepted until March 31, with a ceremony honoring awardees taking place on April 14.

“Women across our region work tirelessly to make it a better place for all. They’re strong leaders and inspirational change-makers, and during Women’s History Month, they deserve to be recognized,” Jones said. “The 2018 Women of Distinction Awards gives us the chance to come together and celebrate these incredible women in our community.”

The Women of Distinction Awards recognize trailblazing women who have made an impact in fields such as education, health care, volunteerism, military service and community service. Nominees must reside in either Clinton or Franklin County or in the towns of Hopkinton, Piercefield, Brasher or Lawrence in St. Lawrence County. Residents are encouraged to submit nominations online at or mail them to 202 U.S. Oval, Plattsburgh, NY 12903, before Saturday, March 31.

The winners will be recognized at the Women of Distinction Awards Ceremony, which will be held on Saturday, April 14, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Stafford Science & Technology Building Theatre at Clinton Community College. For more information, contact Assemblyman Jones at 518-562-1986 or