Women’s History Month

March 5, 2019 | Staff Writer

Women of the World Art Exhibit in Takoma Park Celebrates Women’s History Month

“Women of the World” Exhibit Celebrates Women’s History Month Takoma Park’s new art exhibit, Women of the World celebrates Women’s History Month with the works by five local artists. The exhibit explores the enduring power and ongoing struggles of women around the world.  The exhibit runs through May 8, at the Galleries at Takoma Park, […]

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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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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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March 21, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, March 21, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 21st, in Montgomery County: 1.  The Montgomery County Council meets today and one of the items on the agenda is a resolution asking Congress to reject President Donald Trump’s federal budget proposal. 2. It’s Election Day in the town of Somerset. 3. In Takoma Park, Mayor Kate […]

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March 8, 2017 | Douglas Tallman

Five Things to Know Today, March 8, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, March 8, in Montgomery County: 1. It’s International Women’s Day as well as “A Day Without a Woman.” Prince George’s County has closed schools, but Montgomery County Public Schools are open. 2. For International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, distinguished social theorist Patricia Hill Collins presents “Black Feminism, […]

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March 7, 2017 | Staff Writer

First Annual Girl Power Writing Contest to Celebrate Women’s History Month

To celebrate Women’s History Month, the Montgomery County Commission for Women has launched its first annual Girl Power Writing Contest titled, “What’s It Mean to Be a Woman in 2017?” Children and adults of all ages can submit a short story, poem, drawing or anything else that reflects the contest theme, according to a news […]

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March 31, 2015 | Sheila Ogilvie

Meet Four Phenomenal Women (VIDEO)

March is Women’s History Month. Watch this video to meet four phenomenal women doing phenomenal work in Montgomery County. This episode of Transforming Lives spotlights: The Honorable Vivian Malloy, a grassroots organizer, leader and past official on the Montgomery County Democratic Central Committee. Sandra Maddox Britt, Esq., Britt Enterprises, a business owner and President of […]

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March 27, 2015 | Staff Writer

Montgomery College Alumna Leads Portrait Workshop (VIDEO)

March is Women’s History Month and a local teaching artist at Montgomery College recently led a figure drawing workshop at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. as part of a day of music and hands on family activities. MCTV’s Danielle Stescki reports. Visit our PEG partner MCTV10 (Montgomery College Television program schedule) to see […]

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