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Commission for Women celebrates 40th anniversary

The Baltimore County Commission for Women will recognize three outstanding women during its 35th annual Woman of the Year Awards Ceremony to be held the evening of Tuesday, March 28. The Women of the Year awards are given to female Baltimore County residents who have enhanced the lives of others and made significant contributions to their community, workplace, or school to further the interests of women and children.

The Baltimore County Commission for Women 2017 award winners are:

  • Kelli Szczybor as the “Woman of the Year,” community leader and visionary co-founder of Angel Park in Perry Hall
  • Toni Torsch as the “LaFrance Muldrow Woman Making a Difference Awardee,” community leader addressing the severe problem of opioid addiction
  • Nhu Dang as the “2017 Young Woman of the Year,” Parkville High School senior, student leader and active community volunteer

More information about each of the winners is available on the County website at www.baltimorecountymd.gov/women.

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz will lead the recognition ceremony, together with members of the County Council and Baltimore County Statehouse delegation. The awards ceremony will take place on Tuesday, March 28 at 6 p.m. at the Historic Courthouse in Towson.

This year, the Baltimore County Commission for Women is celebrating its 40th anniversary. It was formed on January 3, 1977 by an act of the Baltimore County Council to address the needs of women through education, outreach and advocacy. The Commission works to identify and advocate for programs, legislation and services to meet the needs of Baltimore County’s women and children.

For additional information about these awards and the Commission for Women, please contact Nancy Surosky at 410-887-2450 or nsurosky@baltimorecountymd.gov.


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

                   


 
 
Revised September 26, 2016