First Lady Kim Henry to be among 7 inductees Oklahoma Women's Hall of Fame

Published: Mar. 25, 2009 at 3:42 PM CDT|Updated: Mar. 25, 2009 at 3:43 PM CDT
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Oklahoma City_Press Release_First Lady Kim Henry is among seven inductees this year to the Oklahoma Women's Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony is at 3 p.m. Thursday, March 26, in the House Chamber at the State Capitol, followed by a reception in the 4th floor Rotunda.

The other inductees are Maj. Gen. Rita Aragon, Suzanne Edmondson, Edna Hennessee, Secretary of State Susan Savage and Carolyn Whitener. Lamar Looney is being inducted posthumously.

The program is hosted by the Oklahoma Commission on the Status of Women. Established in 1982, the Oklahoma Women's Hall of Fame recognizes Oklahoma women who are pioneers in their field or in projects that benefit Oklahoma, who have made a significant contribution to the State of Oklahoma, who serve or have served as role models to other Oklahoma women, who are "unsung heroes" who have made a difference in the lives of Oklahomans or Americans because of their actions, who have championed other women, women's issues, or who have served as public policy advocates for issues important to women.