Women’s Veterans Day Proposed at Council Meeting

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At the start of the Livingston Township Council conference meeting on Monday, April 8, Billy Fine of the Livingston Committee for Diversity and Inclusion, and veteran Ava Reinfeld, presented a proposal for the Council to approve a new holiday in town, Women’s Veterans Day.

The goal of the day, Fine said, would be to recognize the significant contribution of women in the military, educate the public about their sacrifices and contributions, and share information on how women have been overlooked for veterans’ health care and benefits (there are no mammogram machines in VA hospitals, for example).

 

 

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