Illinois Arts Council Agency Chairman - Shirley R. Madigan Receives Award

Illinois Arts Council Agency Chairman - Shirley R. Madigan Receives Peggy A. Montes Unsung Heroine Award

On March 12th, at a breakfast celebration at the Chicago Cultural Center, The Cook County Commission on Women’s Issues honored 18 women with the Peggy A. Montes Unsung Heroine Award.  In honor of Women’s History Month, the Commission recognizes one woman from each of the seventeen County districts, and one woman selected by the four at large members of the Commission.  All 18 women are recognized for their vital contributions to their respective communities.

Illinois Arts Council Agency Chairman, Shirley R. Madigan, was among the honorees. Appearing with Chairman Madigan in this photo are the Chair of the Cook County Commission on Women’s Issues  &  board member of the Illinois Arts Council Agency, Peggy Montes, and Vice-Chairman of the Illinois Arts Council Agency, Rhoda A. Pierce.