Dominican, Jean Joseph, cops two awards in one year

Thomas Jefferson ‘Woman of the Year’ plaque presented to Jean Joseph
Thomas Jefferson ‘Woman of the Year’ plaque presented to Jean Joseph

Just months after receiving the the highest ranking award at the 17th Annual Woman of Great Esteem (WGE) Emerald Awards ceremony, Dominican Jean Joseph has received another prestigious  award.

On November 3, 2013, Joseph was awarded “Woman of The Year” by The Thomas Jefferson Democratic Club the 58th anniversary dinner dance held the Elcaribe Country Club in Brooklyn, New York.

The Thomas Jefferson Club was founded in 1955 and was named in honor of the 3rd President of the United States, Thomas Jefferson, partly to recognize the people who have achieved recognition because of service rendered to the community.

In his introduction the Hon. Frank Seddio, the Kings County Leader ( the Boss), portrayed Jean Joseph as a light in the community, a right hand partner and councilor who never says no when it comes to helping the community.

In her acceptance speech, Joseph said, “I want to thank you all for having chosen my humble person for this award.  May I say on my behalf that my soul is in the community, and that award belongs to the community that we all represent? I want to assure you all, that everything you are doing for our community, I will be with you every step of the way.”

Among dignitaries present at the ceremony were Dominica’s ambassador to the United Nations, Vince Henderson and consul general, Barbara Daley. Also present was the former consul general of Haiti, Felix Augustin.

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  1. November 27, 2013

    Congrats Jean! You have always sought to help Dominica and your community in the US. Well done and well deserved!

  2. Dominican
    November 27, 2013

    Congratulations Jean

  3. "O" STRESS"
    November 26, 2013


  4. admirer
    November 26, 2013

    very gentle soul….congrats Miss Joseph

  5. J & T.
    November 26, 2013

    Congratulations Jean.

  6. Just Saying
    November 26, 2013

    Honors and Awards giving to a Kind, Warm-hearted, Caring and loving Woman. Congrats and much blessings to you. love you always

  7. DA
    November 25, 2013

    Miss Joseph. Let me say that you make us proud. Thank you and continue to do a great job. God bless you.

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