Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame 2015 Awards Dinner and Induction Ceremony

2015-10-29 17.25.43An evening of empowering, inspiring and uplifting women, were presented at the Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame 2015 Awards Dinner and Induction Ceremony.

Myra Wolfgang, former leader of Local 24 (back then known as The Hotel and Restaurant Employees and Bartenders International Union) was inducted in to the Hall of Fame on October 29th. Local 24 Trustee and Member Services Coordinator, Sophia Cisneros, accepted the induction plaque for Myra on behalf of her daughters Laura and Martha, who could not be there. Local 24 Financial Secretary and Detroit Marriott Shop Steward, Sandra Pratt accepted the award for the UNITE HERE platinum sponsorship.

Please see these wonderful articles on Myra’s life:

Myra Wolfgang: New inductee to the Michigan Women’s Hall of Fame, by: Walter P. Reuther Library

Labor’s Champion – Myra Wolfgang, by: Michigan Jewish Historical Society

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