Frederick Speaker Series Adds Vernice "FlyGirl" Armour to Their 2022-23 Season

FREDERICK, Md. - Sept. 27, 2022 - PRLog -- The Frederick Speaker Series has added a sixth speaker to their 2022-23 10th Anniversary Season with America's first Black female combat pilot, author, former marine and cop, Vernice "FlyGirl" Armour at the Weinberg Center for the Arts in Frederick, Maryland, Thursday, April 20 at 7:30 PM.

Tickets start at $40 and go on sale to Weinberg Center members Thursday, September 29 at 10:00 AM and to the public Tuesday, October 4 at 10:00 AM. Tickets may be purchased online at, by calling the box office at 301-600-2828, or in person at 20 West Patrick Street. Discounts are available for students, children, military, and seniors.

Vernice "FlyGirl" Armour is a gutsy trailblazer, whose resume is an impressive collection of "firsts" including America's first Black female combat pilot. She served two tours of duty in Iraq as a Marine. She was also a diversity liaison officer to the Pentagon for Headquarters Marine Corps. After her military service, FlyGirl revved up her career in the private sector as an entrepreneur, consultant to business, and author of Zero to Breakthrough, The 7-Step, Battle-Tested Method for Accomplishing Goals that Matter. As a speaker, FlyGirl unleashes hard-hitting advice and amazing anecdotes from her adventures on the battlefield and in business. She helps individuals and organizations Get Gutsy and build a sustainable inner force and conviction, that results in accomplishing significant goals.

A complete listing of artists and performers scheduled for the Weinberg Center's 2022-23 season can be found at

Since its inception in 2013, the Frederick Speaker Series has featured notable personalities such as Cal Ripken Jr., General Colin Powell, Jane Fonda, Tom Brokaw, George Takei, Bill Nye, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Ted Koppel, Bob Woodward and Doris Kearns Goodwin.

The Weinberg Center for the Arts is one of the region's premier performing arts presenters, offering film, music, dance, theater, and family-focused programming. Located in the historic Tivoli movie theater in downtown Frederick Maryland, the Weinberg Center strives to ensure that the arts remain accessible and affordable to local and regional audiences alike. Weinberg Center events are made possible with major support from the City of Frederick, the Maryland State Arts Council, Plamondon Hospitality Partners, and other corporate and individual donors.

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