Catholic women to be honored for service Jan. 29
The Rockford Deanery Council of Catholic Women’s 20th Annual Woman of the Year Banquet is set to begin at 5 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 29, at Cliffbreakers, 700 W. Riverside Blvd., Rockford.
The dinner honors women who have been selected by their own parishes for outstanding long-term service and/or community work.
Eighteen women from the Rockford Deanery will be honored this year. Those receiving special recognition are Norma Stein, St. James, Belvidere; Mary Ann Bukoski, St. Mary, Byron; Sue Cocoma, St. Mary/St. Patrick, Durand, Irish Grove; Patti Bishop, St. Bridget, Loves Park; Margaret Bauch, St. Mary, Pecatonica; Sue Sabrowski, Holy Family, Rockford; Marie Falzone, St. Anthony of Padua, Rockford; Phyllis Lee, St. Bernadette, Rockford; Elaine Grygiel, St. Edward, Rockford; Nancy Snow, St. James, Rockford; Danuta Barnhart, St. Mary’s Oratory, Rockford; Anne Murphy and Patricia Stahl, St. Patrick, Rockford; Jean Czerniewski, Cathedral of St. Peter, Rockford; Maria Teresa Garza, SS Peter and Paul, Rockford; Mary Fehrle, St. Rita, Rockford; Anna Bratko, St. Stanislaus Kostka, Rockford; Clare Hughes, Church of the Holy Spirit, Roscoe; and Junie Pospischil, St. Peter, South Beloit.
Social hour will begin at 5 p.m., with dinner at 5:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend.
Cost for the meal is $30 per person. Dinner choices are: Herb Crusted Tilapia and Beef Wellington OR Vegetarian Lasagna. The children’s selection is Chicken Fingers and Fries for $13 per child (ages 4-10). Reservations can be made at each parish or by calling Angie Kelly at (815) 964-4284 by Monday, Jan. 17. Dinner guests will be seated by parish, and no late reservations will be taken.
From the Jan. 4-10, 2012, issue
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