The Women’s History Month Calendar of Events is back for a seventh year in March 2016! The Erie County Commission on the Status of Women and the Buffalo & Erie County Public Library are collaborating again to showcase, celebrate and educate the community on Women’s History Month activities locally.
If you are planning any activities for March 2016 that relate women’s history, current issues or stories, please let us know on the "calendar submission form" by Saturday, February 6, so we can Include your activity in this comprehensive free community events listing! The calendar will be distributed through the libraries, college campuses, County offices, and partner organizations, and will be posted on the websites of Erie County and the Library. It’s easier than ever to submit your events! The "calendar submission form" can be filled out on your computer; save it and e-mail it back to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This year’s local Women’s History Month celebration will include:
*Thursday, March 3,: Kickoff event 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the downtown Library – showcase of non-profits and their services supporting women in our community (table reservation form). Public Ceremony at noon.
* Erie County Facebook listings: Activities going on locally will be featured.
Also, please complete a nomination form for the annual “Woman of Courage, Character, and Commitment Award” to recognize extraordinary local women, role models who are adding value and spirit to the women around them and the community as a whole. If you are aware of a woman who is either “in the process of making history” or “who has already changed history”, in the area of public service or government, please take a moment to complete the nomination form. The nominations deadline is February 1, 2016.
Please join us in celebrating National Women’s History Month 2016 in Buffalo & Erie County! Questions? Contact Anne Conable (858-8050) or Sawrie Becker (858-8307)