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Welcome to Lake County Women's Coalition

CELEBRATE WOMEN'S EQUALITY DAY WITH LAKE COUNTY WOMEN'S COALITION

Lake County Women Who Made History

Tue., Aug. 25, 2015   7pm (doors open at 6:30pm at Warren-Newport Library in Gurnee, O'Plaine near Washington))

Presenter: Diana Dretske, Lake County Historian, Collections Coordinator, Lake County Discovery Museum

Women have been reformers, suffragettes and history-makers. Hear true stories of their noteworthy accomplishments and sometimes notorious deeds. Meet women’s historian Barbara Joan Zeitz, author of A Thesaurus of Women: From Cherry Blossoms to Cell Phones, and Mary Goljenboom, author of Have Courage, Work Hard: Quotations on Work and Success from the First Women of Business. Celebrate Women’s Equality Day, learn about our foremothers, enjoy refreshments and conversation, and purchase books from the authors, including Diana’s Lake County, Illinois: An Illustrated History.

Pre-registration is required. Go to Warren-Newport Library's website, wnpl.info, Next click on the CALENDAR tab, locate August 25, click on Lake County Women Who Make History to complete your registration.  Contact your Coalition representative if you require assistance or contact Debbie Larker, LCWC Secretary at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call at 847-682-3875.


COALITION WILL NOT MEET IN JULY

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 2015 are:

  • January 10
  • February 14
  • March 14
  • April 11
  • May 9
  • August 8
  • September 12
  • October 10
  • November 14
  • December (TBD)
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.