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By Jon Meoli, jmeoli@tribune.com | March 28, 2014
A Riverview woman with six decades worth of community service, a Towson University administrator who has helped develop the school and its relationship with the community, and a dynamic Dulaney High School senior were honored Thursday at Baltimore County Commission for Women's 32nd Annual awards ceremony. "The three outstanding recipients that we're recognizing tonight have all impacted the Baltimore County community in an incredible way," Amy Reid, co-chairwoman for the Woman of the Year awards for the Baltimore County Commission for Women, said.
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By Barbara Pash | May 9, 2014
The Baltimore County Commission for Women is old but new. Founded by the County Council in 1977, two years ago the commission revised its mission to make the county-sponsored board more vital and relevant to women. The commission's upcoming event on Saturday, May 10, a Women's Empowerment Expo, is an example of this new direction. Workshops on credit strategies and starting your own business, budgeting and résumé writing are not only practical but geared toward a younger audience than previous commission offerings.
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March 31, 2002
The 10th annual Carroll County Women's Fair will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 27 at Westminster High School. The keynote speaker will be Trisha Norket, president and owner of Graybrooke & Associates and a sales representative with Cameron M. Harris & Co. Her son, Police Officer John T. Burnette, was killed in the line of duty in 1993. The day will include a series of workshops, running concurrently from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Children's Chorus of Carroll County will perform at 10:15 a.m. A women's program and Norket's speech will be from 10:35 a.m. to noon.
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By Jon Meoli, jmeoli@tribune.com | March 28, 2014
A Riverview woman with six decades worth of community service, a Towson University administrator who has helped develop the school and its relationship with the community, and a dynamic Dulaney High School senior were honored Thursday at Baltimore County Commission for Women's 32nd Annual awards ceremony. "The three outstanding recipients that we're recognizing tonight have all impacted the Baltimore County community in an incredible way," Amy Reid, co-chairwoman for the Woman of the Year awards for the Baltimore County Commission for Women, said.
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By Anne Haddad and Anne Haddad,SUN STAFF | April 27, 2000
Nationally known psychologist Joyce Brothers will be the keynote speaker for the Carroll County Women's Fair, a daylong event with workshops ranging from shiatsu massage to understanding the difference between a bull and a bear market on Wall Street. The fair has grown steadily since a South Carroll businesswoman started it seven years ago. It is the largest all-volunteer fair of its kind in the state, said Janet Caldwell, co-chairwoman of the 2000 event. Initially held at Carroll Community College with an attendance of 200 the first year, the fair has moved to larger quarters at Westminster High School.
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By Laura Cadiz and Laura Cadiz,SUN STAFF | March 14, 2001
Marjorie S. Holt became the first Maryland woman elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 1972. Elsie D. Barber became the first Anne Arundel County woman elected to the General Assembly in 1923. Cynthia A. Carter became the first African-American woman elected to the Annapolis city council in 1997. "Women have broken a lot of ground here in the county," said Bea Poulin, community services specialist for the county executive's Office of Constituent and Community Services. During tonight's Women's History Month celebration, the county will honor those women and the 58 other county women who were elected or appointed to public office during the 20th century.
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By Staff Report | July 12, 1993
Three high school students have been awarded cash prizes for their winning logo designs for the Carroll County Women's Fair.Winners were Stephen Turner of Liberty High School, $100 for first place; Jenna Phillips of South Carroll High, $75 for second place; and Aimee Cummings of South Carroll High, $50 for third place.The organization invited all Carroll County high school art students to submit logo designs that depicted some of the goals of the Carroll County Women's Fair:* To bring women of all ages, nationalities and religions together.
NEWS
By From Staff Reports | July 6, 1994
Innterim will hold an open house from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at its homeless shelter for low-income women and their children at 112 Sudbrook Road.The shelter is located in the former St. Charles Borromeo convent in Pikesville.Nine Baltimore County women and their children will stay at the shelter while continuing their education.The purpose of the Innterim program is to provide educational and vocational training opportunities to allow the women to become self-sufficient, said director Gerry Buchanan.
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By Amy L. Miller and Amy L. Miller,Staff Writer | March 29, 1993
Nearly 200 people attended the Carroll County Women's Fair yesterday, leading organizers to deem their first effort a success."I feel it went very well," said Kay Garnish, who chaired the 28-member committee that organized the fair at Carroll Community College."
NEWS
May 24, 1995
Soroptimist International of Westminster recognized four Carroll County women for contributions to the county.* Lynda Gainor was given the Women Helping Women award for her contributions to women and children assisted through Human Services Programs of Carroll County, a private, nonprofit organization.* Kathryn Sieverts was named the Outstanding Woman of Carroll County for her volunteer efforts, especially her work in establishing the Literacy Council in Carroll County.* Audrey Cimino, an attorney and trust officer with Carroll County Bank and Trust, was recognized as a Woman of Distinction.
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By Frederick N. Rasmussen, The Baltimore Sun | March 14, 2014
Margaret J. Wimbrow, a retired Eastern Shore educator who was a co-founder of the Worcester County Republican Women's Club, died Sunday of complications from a stroke at her Berlin home. She was 100. She was born Margaret Coulbourne Johnson, the daughter of Oliver and Florence Dryden Johnson, in Somerset County near Pocomoke City, and later moved with her family to a home on Market Street in Pocomoke City. After graduating in 1930 from Pocomoke High School, she attended what is now Salisbury University, where she studied to become an elementary school teacher.
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By Pamela Wood, The Baltimore Sun | October 6, 2013
Seven Anne Arundel County women are being honored Sunday. Oct. 6, with the annual Fannie Lou Hamer Awards. Named for civil rights leader Fannie Lou Hamer, the awards are given annually to women who honor Hamer's legacy with their community service. This year's celebration will be held at 4 p.m. at St. John's College in Annapolis. This year's honorees include: •Joyce Amos, a lifelong Annapolitan who was the first African-American bank manager in the city. She helped found a mentoring program for girls at Annapolis Middle School and is a founding member of the Kunta Kinte Heritage Festival.
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By Jessica Anderson, The Baltimore Sun | July 31, 2013
Two Maryland women attempted to use their dead mothers' identities to cast illegal votes in last year's presidential election, the state prosecutor's office said Tuesday. Officials said a Frederick County woman was indicted for attempting to cast an absentee ballot for her mother, who died two months before Election Day. And a Montgomery County woman allegedly got her deceased mother's voter registration reactivated and cast a provisional ballot under her name, according to the indictment.
FEATURES
By Karen Nitkin, For The Baltimore Sun | January 20, 2013
In its second year awarding grants, the Women's Giving Circle of Harford County gave 11 nonprofit organizations nearly $36,000 in 2012 to help women and girls in the county. Four thousand dollars went to the local Arc chapter to help single parents; $2,500 went to the Upper Chesapeake Health Foundation for a program to help children of people with cancer. Then there was $1,696 to the Highlands School, a private school in Bel Air for children with dyslexia and other learning disabilities in kindergarten through the eighth grade.
EXPLORE
October 28, 2011
Rec sports The deadline for submitting sports copy is 9 a.m. on Mondays. We prefer email (howardcountysports@patuxent.com). We do not accept results by phone. When two Howard County teams play, players from both teams (first and last names) must be mentioned in the write-up. Questions? Call 410-332-6578. Running Ragnar Relay Run for Chocolate, a group of 12 Howard County women, won the Ragnar Relay, a 198-mile run from Cumberland, MD to the National Harbor.
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By Lisa Kawata | April 1, 2011
Working with food isn't a job for sissies. One must be innovative, artistic, competitive, patient, flexible and competent. The hours are long and the competition stiff. Sacrifice? Required. Taking risks? Also required. How does one succeed against such odds? Four female standouts in the industry share their stories on how they got in and why they stay. Sugunya Lunz , executive chef at The Kings Contrivance Restaurant After a long day at work, Sugunya Lunz finds comfort in a simple bowl of cooked noodles.
NEWS
By Kerry O'Rourke and Kerry O'Rourke,Sun Staff Writer | February 22, 1994
ANNAPOLIS -- Some members of the General Assembly's Women's Caucus agreed yesterday that Carroll County should have a women's commission, but they weren't sure they should break protocol to support it.Members of the legislative committee of the Women's Caucus said they wanted to know more about why the Carroll delegation voted against introducing a bill to create a county women's commission.Del. Nancy K. Kopp, a Montgomery County Democrat, said she could not remember a time when the Women's Caucus supported a bill that a local delegation had rejected.
NEWS
By Kerry O'Rourke and Kerry O'Rourke,Staff Writer | September 29, 1992
WESTMINSTER -- Women of all ages will be invited to the Carroll County Women's Fair in March -- a daylong educational event designed to build esprit de corps among women."
NEWS
September 14, 2008
September 1920 was all about women in politics in Harford County. As a result of the recent passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution, women were given the right to vote. The Aegis newspaper reported that the Republican women "will take their initial fling into local political matters when they convene in the Armory to elect a member of the Republican State Central Committee on September 14." The Aegis continued, "In order to get in the good graces of the ladies, our Republican leaders hit upon the plan of filling the existing vacancy with a lady, elected by popular vote.
NEWS
November 30, 2007
2 county women killed in Taneytown accident Two Baltimore County women on their way home after a friend's funeral died yesterday afternoon after the car they were in collided with a truck near Taneytown in Carroll County, state police at the Westminster barracks said. About 1:30 p.m., Jane Apple Eberman, 75, of the 4500 block of Breidenbaugh Lane in Glen Arm was driving a 2002 Toyota Camry on South Pleasant Valley Road when she failed to obey a stop sign, pulled onto Route 140 and her car was struck on the driver's side by a heavy-duty 1993 Ford truck, police said.
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