Carmel, N.Y. – (3/30/12) – Over 30 women from throughout the Hudson Valley were honored at Senator Greg Ball’s (R, C – Patterson) Women of Distinction Hall of Fame. Among them was, Ann Mancini who was recognized for her distinguished volunteer service and civic commitment as a Woman of Distinction representing the Town of Milan, New York.

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. Each city, town and village within the Senator’s district was asked to nominate a woman to be honored at the event. All the nominees were formally honored and inducted in the Hall of Fame at a district-wide ceremony at The Donald B. Smith, Putnam County Emergency Services Building in Carmel, NY.

Ann Mancini currently serves the Town of Milan as a Board of Elections Inspector, and previously served as the Assessor’s Clerk and Secretary to the Zoning, Planning, and Building Departments. Ms. Mancini was co-owner of Rock City Sand and Gravel Company, and of Sue Ann’s Fitness.

Ms. Mancini volunteers with several organizations, including as former co-editor to the Milan Community Association Newsletter, as a charter member of the Milan Fire Department Rescue Squad, as a charter member of the Red Hook Antique and Classic Car Club, as a Scout Leader with the Girl Scouts and the Brownies, as Treasurer of the Milan Memorial Day Parade Committee, as Vice President of the Old Dutch Village Garden Club, as a hospice volunteer at Northern Dutchess Hospital, Dutchess Horizons, and the Hyde Park Nursing Home, and as a volunteer with the American Heart and Cancer Associations.

Ms. Mancini and her husband, Rocco, have also opened their home for the last twenty years to host the annual community-wide 4th of July Barbeque and the VFW Christmas Party.

“The woman who are here today were nominated by their communities, hand-picked because they chose a path of leadership, living a life of service before self,” said Senator Greg Ball. “Each one of these women here today is so well deserving of this honor because they have built a reputation of action, compassion and integrity a path that that stands as an example to all.”


For more information or to speak with Senator Ball, 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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