Montgomery County residents of all ages we want to hear from you! What does it mean to be a woman in 2017? Girls, gals, guys – everyone is welcome to share their perspective on life and important issues facing women today. Ladies tells us about yourself or someone else in your life. Guys tell us what you think life is like for your daughters, wives, moms, sisters or female friends. Submit a short story, a poem, a drawing, or whatever else you can dream up. Limit entries to no more than 500 words. Submissions can be intellectual, emotional, funny, spiritual or serious. Contest runs March 1st to March 31st. Please include your full name, age, grade, school (if applicable), phone number and e-mail address. Winners will be announced by April 14th. Send email entries to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Type Girl Power Contest in the subject line. Send mail entries to: Montgomery County Commission for Women, 21 Maryland Avenue, Suite 330, Rockville, MD 20850.Write Girl Power Contest on the outside of the envelope. Entries submitted by minors must include written permission from a parent or guardian and be the minor’s own work. All entries become the property of the Montgomery County Commission for Women and may be used for publicity purposes. For full details go to: www.montgomerycountymd.gov/cfw or call (240) 777-8300.