Farmingville, NY – – Supervisor Ed Romaine has announced the recipients of the 2023 Women's Recognition Awards who will be honored at the 37th Annual Women's Recognition Night. The event, which will be held on Thursday, March 23 at 6:00 p.m. at Brookhaven Town Hall, is sponsored by the Town's Office of Women's Services. Nominated by members of the community, the winners either live or work in the Town of Brookhaven and have demonstrated excellence in a variety of areas. Nominations were considered by members of Brookhaven Women's Advisory Board and selected based on resumes and letters of recommendation. The 2023 Women’s Recognition Award winners are:Business: Indu Kaur, resident of Port Jefferson StationCommunications/ Media: Edna J. White, resident of CoramCommunity Service Professional: Tijuana Fulford, resident of Mastic BeachCommunity Service Volunteer: Joyce A. Bourne, resident of Middle IslandCommunity Service Volunteer: Erin Dueñas, resident of Sound BeachEducation: Dr. Stephanie Engelmann, resident of Port JeffersonHealth Care Provider: Christina Kocis CNM, DNP, FACNM, Stony Brook MedicineLaw Enforcement: Candice Berezny, Suffolk County Sherriff’s OfficeLegal Profession: Melissa Negrin-Wiener, resident of Port JeffersonMedicine: Ramona Rajapaske, MD, resident of Port JeffersonReligion: Kara Bocchino, resident of CentereachScience: Dr. Allison McComiskey, resident of Port JeffersonThis year, the Supervisor, and the members of the Town Board each nominated a woman who resides in the Town to receive a Special Commendation for Outstanding Service. They are:Supervisor Edward P. Romaine & Deputy Supervisor Daniel J. Panico: Miriam Gillies, resident of Center MorichesCouncilmember Jonathan Kornreich: Dr. Mei Lin “Ete” Chan, Stony Brook UniversityCouncilman Michael A. Loguercio: Lorraine Kuehn, resident of BellportCouncilwoman Jane Bonner: Jennifer Carlson, resident of Rocky PointCouncilman Neil Foley: Carol A. Seitz-Cusack, resident of PatchogueTown Clerk Kevin J. LaValle: Patricia Oakes-Poggi, resident of CentereachThe Town of Brookhaven's Office of Women's Services, a Division of the Department of General Services, provides a variety of services for women and their families. For more information about the 37th Annual Women's Recognition Awards Ceremony, please call 631-451-6146 or visit www.brookhavenny.gov.