I have been lurking reading here for many years. Thank you for this blog. I wanted to mention:
FRI NOV 19th STRONG FEISTY WOMAN AWARD
WILPF’s 3rd annual “Strong Feisty Woman Award” Banquet
Holiday Inn Downtown 1050 6th Ave. Des Moines
WILPF honors Maggie Rawlands, active in Des Moines WILPF since the 1960s, and State Senator Pam Jochum.
$30 per person, includes dinner. RSVP by November 15 at 515-210-7928.
Indicate choice of meals, pork tenderloin or pasta primavera.
Mary McAdams, musician/singer/songwriter who is a fixture of Des Moines peace activism and social justice work will provide two songs for our program!
DOOR PRIZES will be given out to select guests! Lucky attendees will win prizes from the Green Goods for the Home shop in the East Village!
FREE GIFTS of YES! MAGAZINE’s special WATER ISSUE will be at every place setting. This issue has an article about David Cobb and Move To Amend! Thanks to our friends at Yes! for this giveaway which promotes our favorite magazine! (Fran says hi to all our WILPF feisty women!)
PHOTO WITH JANE & ROBIN! Get your photo snapped with both Jane Addams (lifesize cutout of Jane on her 150th Birthday year!) and Robin Monahan IN THE FLESH! Robin and his brother Laird Walked Across American this summer in awful heat, rain, and traffice on Route 50. He will be our special guest at the STRONG FEISTY WOMAN awards and has agreed to pose with fans for photos!Continue Reading...