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Welcome to Lake County Women's Coalition

Mark your calendar for Saturday, March 7, 2015 EVENT IS SOLD OUT

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.

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: 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!


Empowerment Sponsors

Anonymous -  in honor of all the extraordinary women in my life
Cancer Treatment Centers of America, Women's Business Exchange, Women's Business Network

Leadership Sponsors

Cindy Dale, Gurnee Community Bank, 
Debbie Larker - Miche Handbags, North Shore Pro-Active Health, Waukegan Women's Club
Roycealee Woods

Making An Impact Sponsor

Martin Financial Services, LLC



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.