Union County Freeholders Vernell Wright, Linda Carter, Bette Jane Kowalski and Alexander Mirabella present a resolution to Dr. Nell Maloney-Patel of Westfield congratulating her on being honored at the 25th annual Women of Excellence dinner at the Clubhouse at Union County’s Galloping Hill Golf Course in Kenilworth. Maloney-Patel was honored for excellence in medicine. They were joined by Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi.

The Commission on the Status of Women is sponsored by The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders. Each year, awards are given in different fields including education, health care, the arts, government, business, law, community service, technology, humanitarianism, public service, women’s advocacy, and lifetime achievement.