national women’s history month

March 5, 2019 | Sam Merrill

Women’s History Month: MCM Spotlights Trailblazing Firefighter Pamela J. Foltz

In honor of Women’s History Month, MCM is recognizing some of Montgomery County’s most notable women. Women who have driven change, fought for equality and provided representation for the many diverse parts of our community. Pamela J. Foltz paved the way for women in emergency response rolls as the first female career firefighter in Montgomery […]

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March 4, 2019 | Ashley Profitt

Women’s History Month: MCM Spotlights Nancy Navarro

In honor of Women’s History Month, MCM is recognizing some of Montgomery County’s most notable women. Women who have driven change, fought for equality and provided representation for the many diverse parts of our community. Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro is one notable figure who has contributed to the community in many ways. Navarro […]

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March 1, 2019 | Jasmine Boyd

The Montgomery County Commission for Women Announces 2019 Girl Power Contest

In recognition of Women’s History Month, the Montgomery County Commission for Women invite residents to participate in its third annual Girl Power Contest. All county residents ages 5-105 are encouraged to submit a short story, poem, or drawing that addresses the following question: “If you had a super power, how would you use that power […]

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March 26, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know for March 26 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Monday, March 26 in Montgomery County: 1. Municipal Monday: Rockville has the day off, but Gaithersburg has a work session. Here’s the agenda. 2. Spring Break Starts: Montgomery County Public Schools students have the day off. 3. Need Something to Do?: Montgomery Parks has its Eye Spy Trains […]

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March 23, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Five Things to Know for March 23 in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Friday, March 23 in Montgomery County: 1. Resume Writing: Learn how to write a resume that will get you the interview in this workshop at Wheaton Library at 10:30 a.m. Register here. 2. Woodlawn Manor House Tours:  Guided tours of the 19th-century Federal style manor house located in the Woodlawn Manor Cultural […]

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February 28, 2018 | Staff Writer

Update: Commission for Women Extends Deadline for Girl Power Contest

UPDATE: The deadline for submissions to the 2018 Girl Power Contest has been extended to April 15th. Submit your short story, poem, or drawing to the 2018 Girl Power Contest https://t.co/uL7xs5Krk8. The theme is "The First Female U.S. President." NEW DEADLINE – April 15. #WomensHistoryMonth #WHM #girlpower pic.twitter.com/z7vD1LlRL5 — FriendsoftheLibrary (@FOLMC) March 30, 2018 To […]

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February 26, 2018 | Michelle Queen

early morning photo of new Olney Library

Public Libraries Celebrate Women’s History Month With Film Screenings, Presentations

March was declared as National Women’s History Month by Congress in 1987 to honor the extraordinary achievements of American women. Montgomery County Public Libraries will celebrate Women’s History Month with a series of programs to celebrate social, cultural and political achievements of women. The free programs, suitable for all ages, will take place as follows: March […]

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