Nominations for 2020 Women’s Hall of Fame due Aug. 17

This year marks the 26th Anniversary of the event. Nomination packages must be submitted online at theocsw.org by Monday, Aug 17. … Read More


Celebrate women’s suffrage where the fight began

One-hundred-seventy-two years ago, a group of scrappy women — who were Quakers, Methodists and abolitionists — met in small, industrial Seneca Falls, New York, and set the wheels of women’s suffrage in motion.It took another 72 years for the rest of America to agree with them, and grant women the right to vote.The town’s homage… … Read More


Women of the West: Wyoming celebrates its female leaders, who won the right to vote 50 years before the rest of the country

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote.But long before that milestone in America, Wyoming territory became the first in the nation to pass the Women’s Suffrage Act, guaranteeing women the unconditional right to vote and hold public office. On Sept. 6, 1870, Louisa “Eliza” Swain, age… … Read More


Republican Women meeting Nov. 6

The Republican Women of Okaloosa Federated will meet at 11:30 a.m. Nov. 6 at the Wyndham Gardens Hotel, 573 Santa Rosa Boulevard on Okaloosa Island. A buffet lunch will be served at 12:15 p.m. There will be a “Dine and Dash” table for those who can only stay for a limited time. Non-members and guests… … Read More