The Conflict Resolution Center of Montgomery County (CRCMC) will honor Maryland State Senator Jennie M. Forehand as its 2014 Peacemaker of the Year in a ceremony on October 14, from 6 to 8 p.m. at VisArts of Rockville, 155 Gibbs St. County Executive Ike Leggett and his wife, Catherine, are the Honorary Co-Chairs for the third year.
The award was established by CRCMC to recognize people working to make local communities more peaceful. Past honorees have been Chief Judge Eugene Wolfe, Carol Trawick, Charles “Chuck” Short and Sally Rudney.
Senator Forehand is retiring at the end of the year after 20 years as a State Senator and 16 years as a Delegate. She is being recognized for her outstanding work in promoting peacemaking in Montgomery County and throughout the State of Maryland. Most recently, Senator Forehand was a sponsor of the Maryland Mediation Confidentiality Act which provides protection for individuals using mediation.
For ticket information, visit www.crcmc.org or call 301-652-0717.
Read more in the news release.