Since March of 1981, Americans everywhere have helped pay tribute to women whose commitment to humanity and to our planet have proved to be invaluable for society.
We are honored and privileged to celebrate these women with our community. On March 14, 2018 the University of Florida hosted the Annual Women’s History Month Reception, which included two awards by the Gainesville Commission on the Status of Women. The awards are the Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Ida B. Wells Awards. Below are photos of various members of our Board and the award winners at the Reception.
The awards are designed to recognize women’s contribution for women’s and/or civil rights which best exemplify the values and accomplishments of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Ida B. Wells.
Our winners this year were Ileana McCray and Donna Weller.
Pictured above is the GCOSW Education Committee and award winner Ileana McCray with UF President Ken Fuchs.
Pictured above is award winner Donna Waller with UF President Ken Fuchs.
Here are (from right) Board President Molly McGowan, Board member JoAnn Wilkes, Jill Keezer and Board member Taraneh Darabi
Facing the camera is Education Committee Chair Victoria Condor-Williams and award winner Ileana McCray
The Gainesville Commission of the Status of Women, Education Committee is seeking nominations for its distinguished annual Elizabeth Cady Stanton/Ida B. Wells awards.
The awards are designed to recognize women’s contribution for women’s and/or civil rights which best exemplify the values and accomplishments of Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Ida B. Wells. The honorees will be recognized during Women’s History Month on March.
I have attached two documents: a cover letter explaining more about the award with the deadline of Friday,February 16, 2018 and the nomination form itself. Please find the nomination letter and form attached.
Fee Includes: Conference attendance, breakfast, and lunch
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Please note that due to the content of our program, children will not be allowed.
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On Friday December 16th we will have our annual Holiday Get Together for all the members of the GCOSW and their committee members, and anyone from the public interested in our organization! It will be at 5:30 at Northwest Grille 5115 NW 39th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32606
This is a time to celebrate and have convivial conversations, have a nice dinner and maybe some drinks, and be Merry!
If you have any questions please email firstname.lastname@example.org
On Thursday September 23rd, 2016 several of our Board members attended the Florida Commission on the Status of Women (FCSW) Florida Achievement Awards held here in Gainesville. Two of the people being honored are from Alachua County. Sherry Nungesser Houston and Susan Webster. It was a very affirming and interesting time, the keynote speaker was the University of Florida First Lady Linda Fuchs.
The Florida Achievement Awards are given by the Commission to recognize meritorious women who have improved the lives of women of Florida and/or who have served as positive role models for women and girls in their community. You can see more information on the history of the award here.
“The Florida Commission on the Status of Women recognizes and supports women of all ages as they strive to achieve their fullest potential,” said Patti Hamilton, Commission Chair. “We are proud to honor outstanding women for their tremendous achievements and dedicated service.”
GCOSWblogSeptember 19, 2016
Hello everyone! We are in the planning stages of the Gainesville Commission on the Status of Women Conference for 2017. The only thing settled so far is the date, so we wanted to at least get that out as soon as possible. For other updates please check the GCOSW facebook here.
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