Brewster, N.Y. – (5/06/13) – Joyce Butterfield has been honored as the Town of Pound Ridge’s nomination for the 2nd Annual Women of Distinction Hall of Fame, hosted by Senator Greg Ball (R,C,I-Patterson).

Created and hosted by Senator Ball, The Women Of Distinction Hall of Fame was designed to honor outstanding women from throughout the 40th Senate District. Towns, villages and cities district-wide are currently in the process of selecting their nominees that will eventually lead up to a hall of fame ceremony in September.

“I am honored to accept Ms. Butterfield into my Women of Distinction Hall of Fame,” said Senator Greg Ball. “I am so impressed by the lifelong dedication to community service that Joyce has made. She has put service before herself and has made a tremendous mark on the community.”

“It is exciting and rewarding to be part of history,” said Joyce Butterfield. “I thank Senator Ball for this special honor of representing Pound Ridge and its women volunteers.”

Ms. Butterfield is a life member of The Pound Ridge Historical Society, serving as the President, Vice President, Trustee and Board Member. Ms. Butterfield has also served as a member of the Queens Historical Society and a volunteer on the Pound Ridge Landmarks Commission. Serving as a mentor for Girl Scout Gold Award recipients, Ms. Butterfield is a life time member of the Girl Scouts, after joining in 1970, serving as the Whitestone District Chairwoman.

Ms. Butterfield is a mother of three children, including her daughter Nancy who nominated her, and recently celebrated for 50th wedding anniversary with her husband Luke Butterfield.

The ceremony will be hosted on Sunday, September 8, 2013 at the Putnam County Emergency Services Building starting at 2pm.


           For more information, please contact Joe Bachmeier: (845) 200-9716.


About Greg Ball

Assemblyman Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson) is the Senator for New York State's 40th district. A former Vice President of Exceed International Development Corporation, Ball holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the United States Air Force Academy, is currently completing his Masters Thesis of Liberal Studies in International Affairs at Georgetown University, and received an honorable discharge in 2005 at the rank of Captain after service as an active duty officer in the United States Air Force. View all posts by Greg Ball →
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