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Nominations accepted until Wednesday, January 18

The Baltimore County Commission for Women has extended the nomination deadline from Friday, January 13 until Wednesday, January 18 for its annual “Woman of the Year” and “Young Woman of the Year” awards.

This is the 35th year the Commission for Women will honor women for their outstanding contributions to the community. The awards will be presented in March.

Female residents of Baltimore County who have made significant, unique, and lasting contributions to their community, workplace, or school to further the interest of women and families are eligible for the “Woman of the Year” award. Nominees for “Young Woman of the Year” must be a high school senior in Baltimore County who has made contributions in the community to further the interest of Baltimore County women and families. Previous winners and elected officials are not eligible to be nominated.

Questions or requests for nomination forms should be directed to Nancy Surosky at 410-887-2659. Nomination forms are available online at www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/women/nominate.html.


Commission for Women accepting nominations through January 13 

The Baltimore County Commission for Women is accepting nominations for its annual “Woman of the Year” and “Young Woman of the Year” awards. This is the 35th year the Commission for Women will honor women for their outstanding contributions to the community.

The deadline for nominations is Friday, January 13, 2017. Honorees will be notified after that date, and the awards will be presented in March 2017.

Female residents of Baltimore County who have made significant, unique, and lasting contributions to their community, workplace or school to further the interest of women and families are eligible for the awards. Nominees for “Young Woman of the Year” must be a high school senior in Baltimore County. Previous winners and elected officials are not eligible to be nominated.

Questions or requests for nomination forms should be directed to Nancy Surosky at 410-887-2659. Nomination forms are also available online at www.baltimorecountymd.gov/Agencies/women/nominate.html

                   


Commemorates Women’s Equality Day 2016

The Baltimore County Commission for Woman is hosting an issues forum and a commemoration ceremony to celebrate the 96th anniversary of the certification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution granting women the right to vote. The event, co-hosted by the Maryland Commission for Women will take place the Towson Branch of the Baltimore County Public Library on Monday, August 29 at 6 p.m.

The forum, “Voices of Maryland Women,” recognizes Women’s Equality Day, which is August 26, and will offer participants a chance to discuss issues and challenges that women still face and to explore ways to improve the lives of women. The Commission for Women plans to develop a report based on the forum with recommendations for improvements to local and state programs, legislation and policies. The report will be presented to the Baltimore County Executive and County Council, the Governor and members of the state legislature.

The forum is free and open to the public. Registration is encouraged but not required at https://voicesofmarylandwomenbaltimorecountycfw.eventbrite.com

For more information people may call 410-887-2659, e-mail women@baltimorecountymd.gov or visit the Commission’s website at


 
 
Revised September 26, 2016