Friday, August 31, 2012

LCWC Event

Barbara Jean Zeitz (AAUW), Cheryl Hudson-Jackson (YWCA),
 Rosemary Heileman (LWV), Debbie Larken (moderator)

The Lake County Women's Coalition's panel on Women's Equality, Tuesday, August 28, 2012,
Robert Morris University, Waukegan, Illinois.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012


Are American women at war?

Are issues directly affecting women and families under attack?

Learn more about these issues before you cast your vote this Fall.
This annual Women's Equality Day event is sponsored by the Lake County Women's Coalition.

WHEN: Tuesday, August 28, 2012, from 6:00pm til 7:30pm

WHERE:  Robert Morris University, 1507 Waukegan Road, Waukegan (enter through west door)

Light snack and beverage will be provided.

The non-partisan panel will include:
  • Barbara Joan Zeitz, M.A. and author,
    American Association of University Women
  • Rosemary Heilemann, Director,
    League of Women Voters of Lake County
  • Cheryl Hudson-Jackson, Director of HR and Operations,   YWCA of Lake County
Register by August 21, Debbie Larker, event chair, 847-362-8885.

There is no fee for this event.  Donations to the coalition's scholarship fund will be appreciated.

Lake County Women's Coalition

Sunday, August 12, 2012

2012--2013 Programs

General Meeting Programs

  • September 2012..."Ray Bradbury: Waukegan's Influence on a Visionary," Ty Rohrer, Waukegan Historical Society
  • October 2012..."Forty Years of Title IX," Amy Skeen, CEO of Girls in the Game
  • November 2012..."Child Survivor of the Holocaust," Celia Leib
  • December 2012...Winter Luncheon & Silent Auction
  • January 2012...District 5, AAUW-IL, Networking Luncheon
  • February 2013..."Harriet Tubman," portrayal by Pamela Welcome
  • March 2013...Memoirs of the Sunday Brunch, author Julia Pandl
  • April 2013...AAUW Education Opportunities Funds Grants & Fellowships Recipients
  • May 2013..."Franklin Delano Roosevelt," portrayal by R.J. Lindsey
  • June 2013...Summer Luncheon & Silent Auction
Although not written in stone, these are the programs this branch expects to present to members and the public this AAUW year.  Please come back monthly to view times/dates/locations.

Additionally, branch interest groups--At the Movies, Book Review, Exploring Culture, Reflections on Reading, and Travelogue--and the branch board plan to be active monthly.

The branch project that provides hand-knit hats to local newborns will continue; branch participation in the Lake County Women's Coalition will also continue.

State and national AAUW conventions will be held late spring/early summer.
Looking forward to another outstanding AAUW year, we hope to see you in 2012--2013!

Wednesday, August 1, 2012


Another great AAUW Waukegan Area Branch year is being planned.
Branch activities will resume next month.
See you then!