The St. Mary’s County Commission for Women (CFW) is excited to announce that nominations are open for the 2020 Woman of the Year and Tomorrow’s Woman Awards. All nominees will be honored at the Women’s History Month Banquet Thursday, March 19, 2020, at the Bay District Volunteer Fire Department Social Hall in Lexington Park, MD. This year’s banquet marks an important moment in history, as the CFW celebrates the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution. The 2020 banquet theme, “Valiant Women of the Vote,” pays tribute to those who have fought for women’s voting rights in the United States. During the banquet, the CFW seeks to recognize inspirational women in St. Mary’s County who make extraordinary efforts to make the world a better place through all types of community service. Nominations do not need to be related to the banquet theme. The Woman of the Year award honors outstanding women who have made significant contributions to the local region through their volunteer service. Previous nominees have included volunteers from local churches, libraries, senior activity centers, hospitals, animal shelters, the NAACP and volunteer rescue squads. The common denominators among these individuals are leadership, […]
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