Tuesday Programs: Commemorating the Centennial of the 19th Amendment


Event Date:
9/17/2019

Event Time:
11:00 am

Guest Speaker: Michelle Witte

The passage of the 19th Amendment in 1920 expanded voting rights for women and opened up an entire new century of civic engagement. Learn more about Woman Suffrage in Minnesota, and how our voting rights continue to expand–and be challenged–today. 

Club Member Michelle Witte, Executive Director of the League of Women Voters Minnesota, will share some of the unique history of the "Votes for Women" movement in Minnesota and how the League of Women Voters continues to live out the mission of empowering voters and defending democracy as a nonpartisan organization, with 35 community-based chapters in Minnesota.

 

The Tuesday Program is a Club tradition to educate, inspire and entertain our Members and guests. Coffee and tea are served at 10:30 am in the Lounge, followed by a Guest Speaker in the Ballroom at 11:00 am and lunch in the Dining Room at 12:00 pm. The cost for lunch is $18.00 plus tax and service charge ($23.28, inclusive of tax and service). Reservations are not necessary.