East Bronx History Forum – Bronx Woman, Weds 7:30pm March 18th

In February 1980, President Jimmy Carter issued a presidential proclamation declaring March 8, as National Women’s History Week.  Presidential proclamations have since designated March as Women’s History Month.
The Huntington Free Library and The East Bronx History Forum are pleased to announce the Forum’s 4th Annual “Woman in Bronx History” meeting will be on Wednesday March 18th 2015 at 7:30pm.
Recently, the Bronx and all of America lost Bronx woman that contributed greatly to the national scene.
The East Bronx History Forum will remember, Bess Myerson, Lauren Bacall and Eydie Gorme along with many others.
Members and guests are encouraged, but not required to bring a 2- 5 minute description of their choice
for inclusion in our member report during our 4th annual Bronx woman program.  The East Bronx History Forum expects that this year participation will exceed the large and varied contributions of our past Bronx Woman in Bronx History reports.   The selections will include woman of the past and current Bronx History and could include a family member.  During past events, we were pleased to have at our meeting, woman, selected by the Borough President as Bronx achievers.
Members are free to reselect prior selections and add their own information.  It is interesting to note that “Woman in Bronx History” included Actresses, Authors & Artists; Botanist & Business women; Settlers, Scientist & Sculptors; Environmentalists & Educators; and Poets & Politicians.
Who is your favorite woman in Bronx History?  Does Brooke Shields, Lindsey Lohan or Scarlett Johansson qualify?  Come and find out all the details.
All meetings are free and open to the public at The Huntington Free Library and Reading Room, located at 9 Westchester Square, Bronx next to the Apple Bank.  Parking is free after 7 pm
Please view the East Bronx History Forum web page at BronxNYC.com for details, or follow us on Facebook.
Please join us at 7:30 pm, Wednesday March 18thth 2015 at the Huntington Free Library.
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