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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

                   


- Commission for Women Selects Three Outstanding Baltimore County Women

The Baltimore County Commission for Women will recognize three outstanding women at their 34th Annual Woman of the Year Awards Ceremony. These awards are given to female 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 2016 award winners are:

  • Nancy Hafford, Woman of the Year
  • Anita Rozenel, The LaFrance Muldrow Woman Making a Difference Award
  • Kenisha Brannon, Owings Mills High School, Young Woman of the Year

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz will lead the recognition of awardees at a ceremony in March, together with members of the Baltimore County Council and State House delegation.

 Nancy Hafford, Woman of the Year

 Nancy Hafford has been the Executive Director of the Towson Chamber of Commerce since 2005, and since then has helped transform Towson as a preferred location in Baltimore County for business, dining, entertainment and living. Her contributions have improved the overall quality of life of its citizens a hundredfold. Aside from the business community, she also spends her time advocating for disadvantaged children and mentoring young women. She has become a unifying force in Baltimore County through her leadership, compassion, and understanding of what needs to be done to help our county thrive.

Anita Rozenel, LaFrance Muldrow Woman Making a Difference Award

The Baltimore County Commission for Women’s 2016 “LaFrance Muldrow Woman Making a Difference” award winner is Anita Rozenel. She is the founder of Kids Helping Hopkins, a program that assists children coping with illness. As a music teacher with the Baltimore County Public Schools for more than 20 years, she has partnered with many students by instilling the value of giving back. Anita is also known as the “Music Lady,” who continuously provides music and sings along with the children who are ill.

Kenisha Brannon, Young Woman of the Year

Kenisha Brannon a senior at Owings Mills High School is an outstanding student. Through her leadership and organizational skills she has helped her school excel as a place where learning is valued and students exhibit school pride. She spearheaded fundraising initiatives by leading the Red Cross Blood Drive and the Harlem Wizards Basketball exhibition, which benefits school programs. She is also the Student Government President and a competitive track runner.

For additional information about these awards please contact Nancy Surosky at 410-887-2450 or nsurosky@baltimorecountymd.gov.


 
 
Revised September 26, 2016