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Hillary Clinton honored in hometown “Trailblazing Women of Park Ridge” event

PARK RIDGE, Ill. — Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton returned home to Park Ridge Friday, to view a documentary of her life and talk with local students.

A packed house of elementary, middle, and high school students joined Clinton at the Pickwick Theatre to preview the Park Ridge Historical Society’s exhibit, the “Trailblazing Women of Park Ridge.” The exhibit is set to open in the spring of 2020, and will honor Clinton along with three other women.

A new documentary chronicling Clinton’s experiences in Park Ridge also premiered at the event.

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Bill, Hillary Clinton Honored As John D. Rockefeller Jr. Park Preservation Award Winners

Hillary Clinton; George Gumina, Friends of the Rockefeller State Park Preserve founder and president; Dr. Lucy Rockefeller Waletzky, chair of the state Council of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and former President Bill Clinton

Hillary Clinton; George Gumina, Friends of the Rockefeller State Park Preserve founder and president; Dr. Lucy Rockefeller Waletzky, chair of the state Council of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation and former President Bill Clinton Photo Credit: Don Pollard Photography


The Friends of the Rockefeller State Park Preserve presented the inaugural John D. Rockefeller Jr. Park Preservation Award to former President Bill Clinton and Hillary Clinton of Chappaqua.

The Clintons were honored on June 22 during the Friends Annual Gala at the Rockefeller Estate in Pocantico Hills.

They were recognized for their contributions and countless endeavors, including the Clinton Foundation. According to the Friends of the historic state park, the Clintons “carry out their longstanding work of safeguarding our natural resources and building a sustainable future. The Westchester County residents are often spotted strolling the Preserve’s charming carriage roads with their dogs and greeting other visitors.

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Hillary Clinton was in Oslo, Norway today, International Women’s Day, to receive an honorary doctorate at the BI Business School.

Our best compliments, Mme. Secretary!

Look for Hillary around the 38:33 minute mark.

OSLO, NORWAY – MARCH 08: Hillary Clinton attends the Gender Equality Conference at BI Business School on March 8, 2019 in Oslo, Norway. (Photo by Rune Hellestad/Getty Images)

OSLO, NORWAY – MARCH 08: Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton attends the BI Business School on The International Women’s Day on March 8, 2019 in Oslo, Norway. (Photo by Rune Hellestad – Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)

OSLO, NORWAY – MARCH 08: Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton attends the BI Business School on The International Women’s Day on March 8, 2019 in Oslo, Norway. (Photo by Rune Hellestad – Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)

Just a personal note from me:  She always shines in these interviews and did so again today. I particularly liked this interviewer. There was something very simpatico about him. I liked his organization of the questions. Very pleasant. She was at ease. It was all around a nice atmosphere.

 

 

 

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Congratulations, Mme. Secretary!

 

 


Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton highlighted the Martin and Coretta King Unity Breakfast on Sunday at Wallace Community College-Selma.

Clinton received the 2019 International Unity Award and was inducted into the Women’s Hall of Fame by former Senator Hank Sanders and his wife, Rose Sanders.

“Women have a hard time when they seek position of power and fight for women’s rights,” Hank Sanders said. “She had to fight to become a Senator and fight to become Secretary of State.”

The capacity crowd in WCCS Gymnasium gave a thunderous standing ovation for Clinton, a former U.S. Presidential candidate in the Democrat party. The former First Lady connected the two honors.

“The two honors go hand in hand,” Clinton said. “The fight for Civil Rights, Women’s Rights and human Rights have been the driving force of my career. I’m humbled and honored to receive the award.”

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Hillary Clinton receives award at Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee Unity Breakfast

HIllary Clinton receives award in Selma

HIllary Clinton receives award in Selma

Former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton received the International Unity Award at the Martin Luther King and Coretta Scott King Unity Breakfast in Selma, Alabama Sunday morning.

The breakfast was one of the events during the annual Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee.

Clinton was also inducted into the National Voting Rights Museum Women’s Hall of Fame.

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Key Speakers At The Martin and Coretta King Unity Breakfast : News Photo

Key Speakers At The Martin and Coretta King Unity Breakfast : News Photo

Key Speakers At The Martin and Coretta King Unity Breakfast : News Photo

Key Speakers At The Martin and Coretta King Unity Breakfast : News Photo

Key Speakers At The Martin and Coretta King Unity Breakfast : News Photo

 

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Well-deserved! Congratulations, Mme. Secretary!


A newly finished hall in a building undergoing construction in the Hudson Valley has been dedicated to former first lady and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

The 19th century historic three-floor brick building will soon be home to the Rockland Pride Center. Hillary Clinton made a rare public appearance Thursday in the Hudson Valley to advocate for the LGBTQ community in Nyack.

The center will offer counseling, support and medical services to the LGBTQ community.

The Hillary Rodham Clinton Hall of Social Justice is the first part of the center that has been finished, and Clinton’s appearance at the hall is part of a capital campaign to raise money to complete the building.

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Hillary Clinton to participate in Selma’s 27th annual Bridge Crossing Jubilee

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Hillary Clinton is headlining the 2019 Selma Bridge Crossing Jubilee hosted Feb. 28–March 4, at which she plans to announce her support of the national initiative Lift Our Vote 2020.

At the jubilee, Clinton will be awarded the International Unity Award as well as inducted into the National Voting Rights Museum Women’s Hall of Fame.

She will also be giving several speeches throughout the days-long event, including at the Martin and Coretta King Unity Breakfast on the Wallace Community College Selma campus at 7:30 a.m. on March 3 and at the Historic Brown Chapel AME Church.

She will then participate in the Bloody Sunday March.

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