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Calvert County Commission for Women


The Commission is charged with improving opportunities for women and girls by:
  • Promoting women's education and employment
  • Being a voice and advocate for women and girls
  • Identifying and studying issues - information
  • Being a clearinghouse on issues
  • Giving recognition to outstanding women and girls

The Board Of County Commissioners shall appoint 15 members. The term of each member shall be three years. Calvert residents can
apply by completing a Committee Application Form Non-Calvert residents or any Calvert resident not desiring full Commissioner membership, we offer an Associate Commissioner status by completing an Associate Application Form.

  • The public is welcome at meetings. Please email to confirm, as meeting dates are sometimes adjusted.
  • College of Southern Maryland
    115 J.W. Williams Road
    Building 'B'
    Conference Room PFB112
    Prince Frederick, Maryland 20678
  • Third Thursday of each month in 2016 (December -no meeting)

Annual Reports
See what the CCCW is accomplishing each year by reviewing our Annual Reports.

2015 Commission for Women Annual Report
2015 Commission for Women Annual Report Power Point
You will see from the 2015 Report of the Calvert County Commission for Women that the Commission takes on many projects
and activ
ities consistent with its purposes.  They range from the magnificent and sold-out WOW Awards Luncheon and commemorating Calvert civil rights hero Harriet Elizabeth Brown, to a now-annual Women’s Health Expo, activities to celebrate Title IX, and initiatives to increase awareness of domestic violence. Please read the Commission’s report for more detail about these and other activities.

2014 Commission for Women Annual Report 
The 2014 Report of the Calvert County Commission for Women illustrates how ?the Commission takes on a wide range of activities to meet its five goals:
·       Promoting women’s education and employment;?
·       Recommending ways to overcome discrimination – being a voice for women and girls;
·       Giving recognition to women and girls;
·       Being a clearinghouse; and
·       Providing information – identifying and studying relevant issues.
Please read the Commission's report for more detail about these and other activities.

In the News

  • News Clippings from October 2014 - October 2015 have been compiled by one of our Commissioners!

  • Former CCCW Chair, Margaret Dunkle receives the William Donald Schaefer Helping People Award from Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot at the Harriet Elizabeth Brown Community Center on June 15, 2016.

  • Check out the Calvert Recorder's story on our Women's Health Expo by Pat Ullberg.  The event was held in May at the CSM campus in Prince Frederick.

Activities and Programs

  • November 12, 2016 will be our third Financial Literacy Forum.  The U.S. Department of Labor and Calvert County Office of Budget and Finance will be offering advice and guidance on setting up and protecting your retirement.  Come join us at the Prince Frederick Library from 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM.
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  • November 1, 2016 is the Harriet Elizabeth Brown Memorial Highway dedication ceremony.  Please join us at the Mount Hope Community Center at 2:00 PM.  Please review the flyer for more information.  We hope to see you there on this momentous occasion!

  • October 18, 2016 was the 8th Annual Candlelight Vigil and Honorees Ceremony.  The event was held at the College of Southern Maryland Prince Frederick Campus.  Please check out the flyer for more information on this Community United evening and let us know if you have any questions on how to participate or help others by gathering information on our county's resources.  
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  • October 15, 2016 was the second Financial Literacy Forum and was held at the Prince Frederick Library.  Isabel Cumming discussed how to avoid/recover from scams and fraud!  She covered past cases she has worked and provided several helpful flyers for take-home use.
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  • September 24, 2016 was our 'Dress for Success' Clothes Closet Open House at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Prince Frederick and we had a good number of shoppers!
  • The CCCW Clothes Closet is open to anyone seeking professional attire for entering the workforce.  We have a little bit of everything from skirts to suits!  For 'Clothes Closet', contact Ariane Odom to make either an appointment or to donate clothing.

    Professional ClothingPants and Blouses

  • August 20, 2016 was our fist Financial Literacy Forum and was held at the Prince Frederick Library.  Margaret Phipps discussed Wills and Probate and How to Protect Your Family!  We had a great turn out.

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