35 Years of the Westchester Women’s Bar

The Westchester Women’s Bar Association is having a dinner next week to celebrate its 35th Anniversary. The details, from the WWBA:

The WWBA will celebrate its 35th anniversary June 9, 2010 at a dinner to be held at the Mamaroneck Beach and Yacht Club in Mamaroneck, New York.  Founded in 1975, WWBA has grown to more than 600 men and women members in all facets of the legal profession supporting WWBA’s mission to promote justice for women in the legal profession and for women, children and families in society.

WWBA is one of the original five local/regional bar associations that formed the Women’s Bar Association of the State of New York to act as a unified voice for its members on issues of statewide, national and international significance to women.  To that end, WBASNY now holds United Nations NGO status in association with the U.N. Department of Public Information and Special Consultative Status in association with the U.N. Economic and Social Counsel (ECOSOC).  WWBA is one of the largest chapters of WBASNY.

During the dinner, officers and directors for the 2010-2011 term will be inducted by the Hon. Sondra Miller, former Justice of the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, 2nd Department and a founding mother of the WWBA.  The dinner will feature a retrospective of past officers and directors of WWBA as well as the association’s activities benefiting the legal profession as well as the community.  Also, in keeping with the theme of the WWBA’s anniversary celebration, tribute will be paid to a recently re-discovered association of Westchester women attorneys formed in 1913.

For further information please contact WWBA President, Deborah A. Scalise, Esq., at (914) 725-2801.

Rebecca Baker

Rebecca Baker joined The Journal News in March 2004. She covers Eastchester, Bronxville and Tuckahoe, and was previously the state and county courts reporter in Westchester County. In prior jobs, she covered the Town of Greenburgh and Rockland County government and politics. Before coming to The Journal News, she was a municipal reporter for newspapers in New Haven, Conn. and Warren, Ohio.