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Cumberland Rotarians


Gormer, Giarritta, Brown and Schwab-Owens. 

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On May 4, 1987 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that women could not be excluded from Rotary on the basis of gender. The Rotary Club of Cumberland was established in 1921. Sixty-seven years later, in 1988, Anne Gormer became the first female member. Shirley Giarritta and Carolyn Brown also joined that year. In 1994 Amy Schwab-Owens was elected as the Cumberland Rotary Club's first woman President. (Al Feldstein had served as President in 1993 and Amy was his First Vice-President.)

Clockwise from top left -Anne Gormer, Carolyn Brown, Amy Schwab-Owens, and Shirley Giarritta





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acwh097

Creator:
Text - Albert Feldstein

Notes:
The photograph of Anne Gormer was provided by the Allegany Historical Society. Photographs of Carolyn Brown and Shirley Giarritta were provided by them. The photograph of Amy Schwab-Owens was taken by Al Feldstein.

Collection Location:
Allegany County

Subject:
Allegany County (Md.)--Biography; Allegany County (Md.)--Women.

Coverage:
Allegany County, (Md.)

 
 
Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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