Calvert County Commission for Women
2024 Women of the World Recognition Awards
The Calvert County Commission for Women calls for nominations for the 2024 Outstanding Achievement Awards by individuals or groups. Nominees should be a woman or girl who has made significant contributions to our community.
- December 15, 2023 - Deadline for nominations (Nomination Form)
Clothes Closet Open House
Provides Free Professional Clothing for Women
- November 18, 2023, 9:00 am to 11:00 am - Open House at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 25 Church Street, Prince Frederick (Link to Flyer)
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 the online 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 (PDF).
- The public is welcome at meetings. Please email to confirm, as meeting dates are sometimes adjusted.
- Harriet Elizabeth Brown Community Center
901 Dares Beach Road
Prince Frederick, MD 20678
- Third Thursday of each month except December (no meeting) at 7 p.m.
The Commission for Women complies with the Open Meetings Act by making meeting agendas and minutes for our monthly board meetings available at Agendas and Minutes.
See what the CCCW is accomplishing each year by reviewing our Annual Reports.
You will see that the Calvert County Commission for Women that the Commission takes on many projects and activities 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.
In the News!
- Take Back the Night Sexual Assault Awareness Event - April 23, 2022
- 7th Annual Women's Health Expo - May 10, 2022
- Commission Honors Women of the World
- Ten Women Honored at Women of the World
- 2022 Outstanding Achievement Awards - Nominations Now Being Accepted
- 19th Annual Women of the World Celebration - Save the Date, Saturday, March 12, 2022
- October Proclaimed Domestic Violence Awareness Month
- Commissioners join observance month for domestic violence, violence against women
- Support victims in personal, professional, public life
Below, are news clippings which have been compiled by year:
- October 2014 - October 2015 CCCW News Clippings (PDF)
- 2016 CCCW News Clippings (PDF)
- 2017 CCCW News Clippings (PDF)
- 2018 CCCW News Clippings (PDF)
- Email Joan Winship, Chair