RIDGEWOOD, N.J. -- New Jersey’s first female lieutenant governor will be speak before women voters in Ridgewood on Sept. 22.
The League of Women Voters of Ridgewood will feature New Jersey Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno as the keynote speaker at its annual fall luncheon.
The event takes place from 12-2 p.m. on Thursday, Sept 22 at the Old Paramus Reformed Church, 660 E Glen Ave., Ridgewood.
Guadagno was sworn in as Lieutenant Governor of New Jersey on Jan. 19, 2010, and was elected to a second term in 2013. She also serves as the 33rd Secretary of State.
She made history in 2007 when she was elected as the first female sheriff in Monmouth County, a first in New Jersey. As sheriff, she managed a 650-member law enforcement agency encompassing the county jail, the county 911 communications center, and a law enforcement department of 100 men and women.
As Lieutenant Governor she oversees the promotion of the state’s $40 billion tourism industry, and administers programs related to the arts, culture, and history.
She is married with three children.
Cost is $30 per person and space is limited. Reservations will be taken on a first-come-first served basis. Make a check payable to “Ridgewood LWV” and mail it (along with your name, phone number or email address) to: Ridgewood LWV, P.O. Box 79, Ridgewood, NJ 07451.
The League of Women Voters, a non-partisan political organization encourages the active and informed participation of citizens in government and influences public policy through education and advocacy.
The League does not support or oppose any candidate or party. Operating on a non-profit, voluntary basis, its work is financed by dues and contributions from members and the general public.
Membership is open to all citizens of voting age. For more information email Ridgewood LWV@gmail.com.
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