Thursday, January 21, 2010

Celebrating Women's History

From Pilot Online:
Rear Adm. Michelle Howard, the first black woman to command a U.S. Navy ship, will address the Greater Hampton Roads Chapter of the National Association of Black Military Women at its 2010 Women's History Month Luncheon.

The event will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Norfolk Marriott Chesapeake, 725 Woodlake Drive.

The event will feature Howard, commander of Expeditionary Strike Group 2, and Bianca Martinez of WTKR-TV as mistress of ceremonies. Several women will be honored for making a difference in their community, according to a news release.

Tickets cost $25 and are required in advance. Information: (757) 836-3239.

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