Legislative Assembly chairman held meeting with prominent Penza region women
Penza, 5 March 2015. PenzaNews. Ivan Belozertsev, chairman of the Legislative Assembly of the Penza region, has met with prominent women-residents of the region on the eve of the International Women’s Day on Thursday, March, 5.
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The role of women as mothers and homemakers is difficult to overestimate, he noted.
“Please accept my sincere gratitude for your motherly care, for children upbringing, for your wisdom and patience,” said the speaker of the regional parliament.
Ivan Belozertsev added that the state social policy priority is strengthening of the institutions of family, motherhood and childhood.
During the meeting, the organizers dwelled on the life of the guests. Among them was Maria Samokutyaeva, deputy director of Penza school No. 56 and mother of the Hero of Russia cosmonaut Alexander Samokutyaev.
They noted her fruitful pedagogical activity. Maria Samokutyaeva is a public education expert, with 45 years of teaching experience.
Ivan Belozertsev expressed respect and gratitude to the mother of the Hero of Russia, who raised two worthy sons and many generations of school students.
He also noted the talent of the Honored Artist of Russia Galina Repnaya, actress of the Penza Lunacharsky Regional Drama Theater.
Telling her story of success, she noted that she fully devotes herself to the viewer, always treating her current performance on the stage as if it was the last.
Anastasia Fesikova, medalist of Olympics, spoke about the merits of her mentor, honored coach of Russia Natalia Kozlova.
“Natalia Andreevna [Kozlova] devoted her life to children. This is an enormous work. My sports achievements are all due to the efforts and support of my coach,” the swimmer stressed.
Following the meeting, the participants were awarded diplomas of the Legislative Assembly of the Penza region, along with gifts and flowers.