Press Release, St. Mary’s County Commission for Women

The St. Mary’s County Commission for Women is excited to announce that the Honorable Judge Karen Abrams will be the recipient of the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award. The Commission presents the award annually to an outstanding woman in St. Mary’s County who has exemplified continual dedication and support of the community.

Judge Abrams has an extensive record of service as a social worker, attorney, and judge.

Her volunteer work with the Family Advocacy Coordinating Council and her inspiring leadership founding the St Mary’s County Substance Abuse Recovery Court are just two ways in which she has served our community.

Other notable contributions of service include Judge Abrams’ service on the boards of United Way of St. Mary’s County, St. Mary’s Nursing Center Foundation, Calvert Marine Museum and Calvert Marine Museum Society, Patuxent Tidewater Land Trust, and Historic St. Mary’s City Foundation.

Please join us in honoring Judge Abrams at the Commission’s annual Women’s History Month Banquet on March 14, 2019. The banquet is open to the public.

In addition to honoring Judge Abrams, the Commission will present the Woman of the Year for outstanding voluntary service and Tomorrow’s Woman for a current high school student (grades 9 – 12) already making a difference through her volunteer advocacy, leadership, or service.

Nominations are still open for these awards. It is a wonderful way to recognize volunteers for their efforts and to bring attention to the causes they work so hard to serve. Just visit our website to get the nomination form

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...