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Art Peace II--Allegany Arts Council PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Kurt Hoffman   
Sunday, 18 August 2013 13:39

artpeaceiiThe Second Annual Art Peace, held by Allegany College of Maryland’s “Peace Studies Club”, is coming to Allegany Arts Council this week—August 19th to the 25th.

Art Peace II asks local artists to submit their 2d and 3d (4d?) work that represents “what does peace mean to you?” A modest entry fee of $5 is required.   A special section has been designated for children in elementary and middle school with no entry fee being charged.

The money from the entry fees will be divided between artist prizes and two charities that the Peace Studies Club worked with last year: Room to Read and 10x10. These two charities focus their work on teaching young girls in developing nations how to read. Their motto: teach a girl to read, change the world! The Peace ...

Last Updated on Monday, 19 August 2013 09:00
Giving Blood PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Heather Christner   
Monday, 22 April 2013 21:02

There are so many things that we have the amazing capability of accomplishing if only we gave a few minutes of time.   Each person is unique to incorporating some type of selfless act if only realizing the possibilities. Sometimes the absolute worst life situation will make you realize that it is also you that possess these acts of generosity to help someone. These acts are so numerous from donation of food, clothing or even blood. I was so guilty of this until a devastating event in my life made me realize all of the importance of giving.

The sun was just atop the horizon on a beautiful summer evening when my 12 year old son asked to ride his bicycle to the local community playground to join his friends. He eagerly took his bicycle and pedaled off ...

FSU Presents a Screening and Discussion of “The Invisible War” PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Courtesy, Frostburg State University News & Media Services   
Friday, 29 March 2013 06:14



Frostburg State University’s Women Studies Program presents “’The Invisible War’: A Film Screening and Discussion” on Thursday, April 11, at 7:00 p.m. in the Lane University Center Alice R. Manicur Assembly Hall. This event is free and open to the public.

Filmmaker Kirby Dick created “The Invisible War,” a groundbreaking investigation about one of America’s most shameful secrets: the epidemic of rape within the U.S. military. The film paints a startling picture of the extent of the problem today; a female soldier in combat zones is more likely to be raped by a fellow soldier than killed by enemy fire. The Department of Defense estimates there were a staggering 19,300 service members sexually assaulted in 2010 alone.

The film ...

Women Leaders Celebrated At Women's History Month Event PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Courtesy, Gil Hazelwood, ACM PR Office   
Friday, 22 March 2013 08:10



Women leaders from Western Maryland were celebrated in a recent women’s history month observance, “Women Leaders: Past and Present,” that featured five female elected officials who shared their public service experiences and a professional actress who portrayed two female historical figures.


This second annual Women’s History Celebration and Networking Event, sponsored by the Maryland National Organization for Women in collaboration with the Business and Professional Women of Maryland and the American Association of University Women, was hosted by Allegany College of Maryland.


Seated, from left to right, are: Elizabeth West, president, AAUW, Frostburg chapter; Julie Hartman,  coordinator, Women's Studies, Frostburg ...

Women Leaders To Be Celebrated At March 16 History Event PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Gil Hazelwood   
Monday, 11 March 2013 07:32

CUMBERLAND, Md. – Women leaders from Western Maryland will be celebrated Saturday, March 16, in a women’s history month observance featuring dramatic portrayals of two historical figures by an accomplished professional actress. This event, at Allegany College of Maryland, is free and open to the public.


WomensHistoryRachelCarsonFeb13SmallEntertainer Kate Campbell Stevenson will portray two key figures from the “Women: Back to the Future” repertoire that she has assembled in her quest to present positive and courageous female role models to girls and young women.  The Silver Spring-based writer and director will portray acclaimed marine biologist Rachel Carson, who is widely regarded as the first environmentalist, and explorer Louise Boyd, who is highly esteemed for her scientific ...


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