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Welcome to Lake County Women's Coalition

CELEBRATE WOMEN'S EQUALITY DAY

ON THURSDAY, AUGUST 24, 2017

FEATURING: Capital Dames: The Women of the Civil War.

The annual Equality Day, sponsored by the Lake County Women’s Coalition, will be celebrated on Thursday, Aug. 24, at 7:00 p.m. at the Warren Newport Public Library community room in Gurnee.  Doors open at 6:30.

The program will be dramatic book reviewer Jenny Riddle, who will captivate you as she presents three women in Cokie Roberts’ book Capital Dames: The Women of the Civil War.

While portraying Abigail Adams, Elizabeth Blair Lee, and Dorothea Dix, Jenny will also bring other famous women into the conversation, explaining not only how they reacted to and influenced the war but also how they moved women further toward enlightenment and equality.

The program is free and open to the public but registration is required with the library. Registration begins May 26 at 9 a.m.  Please go to www.wnpl.info and then click on “CALENDAR,” look for August 24 to register; or call the library at 847-244-5150.

MEETING CALENDAR

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 2017 are:

  • January 14
  • February 11
  • March 11
  • April 8
  • May 13
  • August 12
  • September 9
  • October 14
  • November 11
  • December TBD HOLIDAY LUNCHEON

 

 

The mission of the Lake County Women's Coalition is to continue the pursuit of equality that led to ratification of the 19th Amendment; celebrate the accomplishments of women; and encourage women in their educational endeavors.