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Vendors sought for Howard County’s 9th annual WomenFest

November 9, 2016

Media Contacts:
Mark Miller, Administrator, Office of Public Information, 410-313-2022
Kim Henry, Department of Community Resources and Services, 410-313-6531 (voice/relay)

ELLICOTT CITY, MD – Howard County’s Department of Community Resources and Services invites businesses that offer products or services which promote women’s health, wellness, technology, fashion and beauty to register for exhibit space at the 2017 WomenFest. Back for its 9th year, this signature wellness event for women will be held on Saturday, April 29 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Gary J. Arthur Community Center at Glenwood, 2400 MD 97 in Cooksville. Admission and parking are free.

Coordinated by the Department’s Office on Aging and Independence, last year’s WomenFest attracted more than 600 participants and 100 vendors and exhibitors. This year’s event will feature free health screenings, a series of interactive workshops and engaging seminars, cooking demos and a wide array of vendors and exhibitors of products and services geared towards women.

Vendor and exhibitor applications, sponsorship opportunities and full event details are available online at Applications may be faxed to 410-313-5950 or mailed to: WomenFest 2017, c/o Donna Tugwell, Howard County Office on Aging and Independence, 6751 Columbia Gateway Drive, Suite 211, Columbia, MD 21046.

For more information about WomenFest, visit the event’s website at, follow the Department’s Facebook page ( or contact Courtney Barkley at 410-313-5957 or