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Fifth Annual Allegany County Women's History Celebration, 2016


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Fifth Annual Allegany County Women's History Celebration

The Fifth Annual Allegany County Women's History Celebration was held on March 15, 2016. The event was sponsored by the Maryland National Organization for Women and Allegany College of Maryland. Over 100 people were in attendance at the event. The program focused on women leaders and consisted of a:

1. Panel discussion entitled, "What We Do and How We Got Here: Public Service as a Career"
2. Special presentation to Julianna Albowicz honoring her retirement as Assistant to Senator Barbara Mikulski
3. Film produced by students enrolled in the college's Sociology of Gender Roles Class entitled, "Challenges and Solutions: Encouraging Women Leaders to Run for Office"
4. Performance by Kate Campbell Stevenson as Rose Crabtree and Eleanor Roosevelt
5. Networking reception following the program

Speakers, panelists, participants and honorees identified in the photo above include:
Front Row, Left to Right:
- Carmen Jackson, President, NAACP Chapter 7007
- Dr. Cynthia Bambara, President, Allegany College of Maryland (ACM)
- Dawne Lindsey, Clerk of Allegany County Circuit Court
- Julianna Albowicz, Assistant to U.S. Senator Barbara Mikulski
- Amanda Weimer, Bridges to Opportunities Steering Committee
- Marion Leonard, Allegany County Community Wellness Initiatives
- Jenna Puffinburger, Student Representative, Allegany County Board of Education
- Courtney Thomas, Executive Director, Allegany County HRDC

Second Row, Left to Right:
- Robin Summerfield, Assistant to U.S. Senator Ben Cardin
- Sarah Beth Bittinger, Member, Allegany County Board of Education
- Laurie Marchini, Vice-President, Allegany County Board of Education
- Kate Campbell Stevenson, Performer
- Cherie Snyder, Professor, Allegany College of Maryland
- Mary Beth Pirolozzi, Executive Director, County United Way
- Amanda Mangan, News Director, Allegany Radio Corporation
- Linda Mahoney, Past President, Maryland National Organization for Women

Third Row, Left to right
- Liz Henderson, ACM Student
- Kinsley Myers, ACM Student
- Taylor Biggs, ACM Student
- Christine Dicks, ACM Student
- Shinaya Prince, ACM Student
- Duane Boyd, ACM Student
- Dr. Diane McMahon, Professor, Allegany College of Maryland

Other participants included Rebecca Drew, Allegany County Register of Wills; Coty Warn-Forno, Director/Owner of Mountain City Center for the Arts; Nicole Alt-Myers, Member, Cumberland City Council; and Lynn Bowman, ACM Professor

Panel discussion participant photo, left to right: Amanda Weimer, Mary Beth Pirolozzi, Courtney Thomas, Carmen Jackson, Marion Leonard and Jenna Puffinburger




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acwh216

Creator:
Text - Albert Feldstein

Notes:
Photographs by Albert L. Feldstein

Date:
2016-03-15

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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