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GRAWA President’s Message: Celebrating women’s strides, and looking to the future

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Late last month, it was brought to my attention that March 8 was International Women’s Day and this year’s theme was “Equality for women is progress for all.” International Women’s Day has been observed since the early 1900s. Its inception ...

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GRAWA President’s Message: Health should be a priority in our busy lives

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February is American Heart Month and the first Friday of the month is known as “Go Red” For Women Campaign, which concentrates on women’s heart disease. In support of this very important health awareness month, GRAWA held its annual Chocolate ...

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GRAWA President’s Message: Looking to the past to appreciate our present

Recently a GRAWA member provided me with an original newspaper article, dated Nov. 24, 1963, indicating that she thought our membership might find it quite interesting and that a certain GRAWA member might appreciate the original for her memoirs. The ...

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GRAWA President’s Message: Bars question state’s inequalities regarding women

The summer of 2013 will go down in the history books as the time where equality, on a federal level, was finally applied to same-sex couples. After a much anticipated decision with great social implications, the country finally witnessed national ...

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GRAWA President’s Message: Women’s History Month opens world of knowledge

On March 3, 1913, 5,000 women marched up Pennsylvania Avenue demanding the right to vote. Although the 19th Amendment was not passed until 1920, this “national procession” was an important milestone in the struggle for women’s rights. Significantly, March is ...

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