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Lake County Women's Coalition

Mark your calendar for Saturday, March 7, 2015

The Lake County Women's Coalition will celebrate Women's History Month. Event theme is:

Weaving the Stories of Women's Lives

Our annual event will feature the Scholarship Awardees, celebration of women sponsored by our member organizations, plus our keynote speaker will be Pamela Welcome portraying Sojourner Truth. The Sojourner Truth Historical program chronicles the real life travels and experiences of this God fearing women's rights activist.

Seating is limited so get your tickets early from one of our member organizations.  Ticket price: $18.00. Includes raffles and brunch.

Brae Loch Golf Club, 33600 Hwy 45, Grayslake, IL. Registration at 8:45 a.m.

 

The mission of the Lake County Women’s Coalition is to continue the pursuit of equality that brought forth the ratification of the 19th Amendment through perseverance, integrity, and commitment; celebrate the accomplishments of women; and encourage women in their educational endeavors.

Pamela J. Welcome

 

Pamela Welcome holds a B.A. degree in Acting and Directing from Northern Illinois University. She has performed in many diverse theatrical productions with roles ranging from 'Mama', in "A Raisin' In The Sun"; 'Sister Margaret', in "The Amen Corner"; 'JoJo LaMotte', in "Agatha Christie Made Me Do It"; and 'Mrs. Mercy Croft', in "The Killing of Sister George", to name a few. Mrs. Welcome has also done numerous training films and some voice over and commercial work She currently performs Black Women in History -- featuring Harriett Tubman, Sojourner Truth and a WWII Riveter/Welder.

The main focus of the Sojourner Truth Historical program conveys an awe inspired first person rendition about her political musings and activities, as well as some women's rights rallies. All of this discussion is infused with lots of inspirational singing!

 

 

The Lake County Women's Coalition Steering Committee members only meet at 9 a.m. at the Gurnee Community Bank, 675 O'Plaine Road, Gurnee, IL.

Scheduled meetings for 2014 are:

  • January 11
  • February 8
  • March 8
  • April 12
  • May 10
  • August 9
  • September 13
  • October 11
  • November 8
  • December (TBD)