Women’s History Month, observed March 1st through March 31st, celebrates and encourages studying the vital role women played in American history, culture, and society. Women’s History Month began in 1981 when Congress authorized the President to proclaim the week beginning March 7, 1982, as “Women’s History Week.” In 1987, Congress authorized the President to proclaim March of each year as Women’s History Month.
Featured Events & Activities
Parks, Schools, and the Women Who Designed Them
Sunday, March 10 2024 | 2 PM
Pleasant Park (3400 Pleasant Plains Road)
For Women’s History month, we will be honoring the women in Apex who help create the Apex Senior Center, Rodgers Family Skate Park, Apex Friendship Middle, the Fallen Warrior Memorial and so much more. Join us for a discussion on their process and a behind the scenes tour of Pleasant Park. This event and is free and open to the public, but registrations is requested. Register for this event here.
Check back later for more information on other Women's History Month events in 2024
Minority and Women Business Enterprises Program
The Minority and Women Business Enterprises (MWBE) program, launched in early 2023, aims to support minority and women-owned businesses in finding resources and also provides a directory of their businesses and the services they offer the community. Apex’s MWBE initiatives advocate for and facilitate business growth to provide opportunities for historically underutilized businesses (HUB).
What is the difference between a Community Event and a Town-Organized Event?
Community Events This is an event that a non-profit organization runs, pays for, and plans. Town of Apex staff provides an event location (Town Hall Campus, Salem Street, etc.), along with staff from public safety, public works and other departments, as necessary.
Town-Organized Events This is an event that the Town of Apex creates, pays for, and plans. Town of Apex staff manages the programming, including activities, logistics, and vendors. This is sometimes referred to as a “Town Owned Event”.