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The 19th Annual Mother of the Year Contest Finalists Announced



The City of Albany and St. Peter’s Health Partners are proud to recognize compassionate Capital Region moms in the 19th Annual Mother of the Year Contest. The contest celebrates mothers who are committed to their families and communities while serving as positive role models and touching the lives of those around them.

Dozens of mothers were nominated this year, making the judging process difficult.  Every nominee deserves congratulations.  As some of the Capital Region’s most remarkable women, their love and devotion is appreciated by many.

The five finalists are Tina Bacon of Delanson, nominated by her daughter Amanda Bacon;Kathy Golden of Clifton Park, nominated by her daughter Melissa Golden; Joann Mazzocchi of Albany, nominated by her daughter Nicole Kirk; Sarah Olley of Middle Grove, nominated by her friend Kate Power and Julie Pizziketti of Clifton Park, nominated by her daughter Rosalie Pizziketti.

Albany Mayor Kathy Sheehan, the Tulip Queen and her Court will greet the five finalists on the Lake House stage in Washington Park on, Sunday May 14th at Tulip Festival. The ceremony will take place at noon where the Mother of the Year will be crowned.

All five finalists will receive a gift basket of prizes as well as flowers from Ambiance Florals and Events.

"St. Peter's has had a special commitment to caring for women and their families for more than 145 years," said Virginia Golden, CEO of St. Peter's Hospital and Albany Memorial Hospital. "St. Peter's Health Partners is Tech Valley’s most honored healthcare system – from cancer care, to cardiac care, to women's and children's services, to elder care – and it is our mission to offer women and their families the care they need at every stage of life."

The 19th Annual Mother of the Year Contest is presented by St. Peter’s Health Partners and sponsored by the City of Albany, 518 Life and [email protected] magazine, B95 radio and The Times Union; with support from Fidelis Care.

For more information on the Albany Tulip Festival, visit www.albanyevents.org or call 518 434 2032.

Photo and interview opportunities will be available immediately following the crowning ceremony.

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