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Monday, March 16, 2020

 
 

March is Women’s History month

Women’s History Facts

Politician, Diplomat, Lawyer, Writer, Public Speaker: In July of 2016, Hillary Rodham Clinton became the first woman in history to represent a major party in a United States presidential election. She was also the first woman to win the Iowa Presidential Caucus, first First Lady elected to the United States Senate, and the first female senator from New York.

 

In 1969, Clinton attended Yale Law School, where she served on the Board of Editors for the Yale Review of Law and Social Action. After she graduated, Clinton turned down offers from lucrative law firms to work for the Children’s Defense Fund, as well as on the congressional committee that investigated the Watergate scandal. in 1988 and 1991, Clinton was named one of the 100 most influential lawyers in America.

 

In 1992, when Bill Clinton was elected president, Clinton became the first First Lady to hold a law degree. She continued her tradition of public service, most notably leading an attempt to reform the nation’s health care.

 

In 2000 Clinton ran tor the New York Senate. She served on four major Senate committees: Armed Services; Budget; Environment and Public Works; and Health, Education, Labor and Pensions.

 

On January 20, 2007 Clinton announced her candidacy for president, and joined the historic 2008 race.

 

On April 12, 2015, Clinton announced her second run for the Democratic presidential nomination.

 

In July of 2016 Clinton secured the nomination at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, and became the first woman in history to represent a major party in a U.S. presidential election.

 

Lunch today: BBQ pulled pork, pepperoni pizza, spicy chicken sandwich, cheeseburger, peanut butter & jelly sandwich, veggie burger.

 

Quote of the day: “Never doubt that you are valuable and powerful and deserving of every chance in the world to pursue your dreams.”  --Hillary Clinton

 

Positive affirmation of the day: “Always aim high, work hard, and care deeply about what you believe in”