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Valerie Cowls Govig, American publisher, editor. Recipient Ernest Thompson Seton award, Camp Fire Girls, 1975. Founder Maryland Kite Festival, 1967; publicity chairman Liberty Road Recreation & Parks Council, 1971—1973; member public relations committee; editor newsletter Chesapeake Council Camp Fire Girls, 1973—1975; Member of Maryland Kite Society (founder 1969), American Kitefliers Association 1978, Publications Marketing Association.

Background

Govig, Valerie Cowls was born on September 4, 1934 in Portland, Oregon, United States. Daughter of Thomas Ewart and Charlene (Endecott) Cowls.

Education

Bachelor of Arts (undergraduate poetry award 1956), U. Oregon, 1956.

Career

Graduate assistant English department U. Oregon, 1956-1957. Advertising copywriter Hutzler's Department Store, Baltimore, also freelancecopywriter, 1971-1976. Public-editor Kite Lines magazine, Baltimore, since 1977.

President Aeolus Press, Inc., since 1977. Founder Maryland. Kite Festival, 1967. Publicity chairman Liberty Road Recreation and Parks Council, 1971-1973.

Member public relations committee, editor newsletter Chesapeake council Camp Fire Girls, 1973-1975.

Membership

Founder Maryland Kite Festival, 1967. Publicity chairman Liberty Road Recreation & Parks Council, 1971—1973. Member public relations committee.

Editor newsletter Chesapeake Council Camp Fire Girls, 1973—1975. Member of Maryland Kite Society (founder 1969), American Kitefliers Association 1978, Publications Marketing Association.

Connections

Married Melvin Emerson Govig, September 4, 1954. Children: Dana Hope Derry, Kari Joy Cress.

father:
Thomas Ewart Cowls

mother:
Charlene (Endecott) Cowls

spouse:
Melvin Emerson Govig

children:
Kari Joy Cress Govig

Dana Hope Derry Govig