March 24, 2016: Event to honor women in public service

The Community Foundation of the Mahoning Valley and its Fund for Women & Girls will honor women who have shaped America’s history and its future though their public service and leadership during a networking event from 5-7 p.m.  on  Thursday, March 24 at the Canfield Branch of the Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County.

The event, titled “Working to Form a More Perfect Union: Honoring Women in Public Service and Government,” will include light snacks, desserts, and refreshments, as well as a special performance featuring a portrayal of Harriet Taylor Upton, an American political activist and author from Ohio.

Visitors are encouraged to bring a photograph of an inspirational  woman for a public display.  In addition, the Community Foundation will recognize the local community contributions of the League of Women Voters.

The event is free, but the public is requested to RSVP Linda Kostka at or by calling 330-743-5555.

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