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"Get Your Foot in the Door" Women's Workshop

Nov 5 2011 - 9:30am - 12:30pm

The National Organization of Women (NOW) Club at Hagerstown Community College will host a special workshop on Sat., Nov. 5, geared towards encouraging women to become involved in local government by serving on boards and commissions.

Keynote speaker will be Patricia Cushwa. Cushwa has served at every level of government and currently serves on HCC’s Board of Trustees. Additional panelists include Paula Lampton of the Washington County Planning Commission, Janice Kelsh from the Water and Sewer Advisory Commission, and Suzanne Hayes from the Economic Development Commission.

The event will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Elliott Center on HCC’s main campus. General admission is $10 for community members. Students and staff can attend for free. Advance registration is recommended.

Program sponsors include HCC, Leadership Washington County, League of Women Voters, Washington County Commission for Women, Hagerstown-Washington County Chamber of Commerce, Washington County Democratic Central Committee, Washington County Republican Central Committee, and Women at the table.

For more information, email HCC instructor Linda Smith at, or call 240-818-1433.