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Women's History Month Meet & Munch



Celebrate Women's History Month with us in St. Charles! Featuring special guest speaker: Barbara Joan Zeitz.

NEW member Barbara Zeitz, MA, is a women’s historian/gender equity analyst/author with a master’s in women’s studies/law. A former Illinois Humanities Council Road Scholar Speaker, Barbara writes a monthly online column CountHerHistory now in its tenth year at www.aauw-il.org/information.

Her book is a prime example of women representing this year’s Women's History Month theme: Celebrating Women of Character, Courage, and Commitment. Published in 2012, A Thesaurus of Women: From Cherry Blossoms to Cell Phones is an anthology of Barbara's online columns, which she began in 2007.  It celebrates women, most unknown, and their accomplishments, all well known. HerHistories promise to surprise, amaze, inform, educate, delight and never disappoint.

As one reader wrote: “Your book is so stunning and sad and hopeful and fascinating. You’ve pulled together quite a group of women.” Barbara’s second book is scheduled for publication in 2014.

Town House Books an independent bookstore for all ages located in historic Century Corners in downtown St. Charles, Illinois. The store opened its doors in 1974 and also houses the Town House Café, featuring a menu of fresh-from-scratch soups and creative sandwiches.

Learn more about inspiring women, network with fellow trailblazers and browse the store for inspiration and celebration.

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  • Maike the M.

    a recap of the fabulous women Barbara shared with us http://www.maikesmarvels.com/?p=8771

    April 4, 2014

  • Maike the M.

    Town House Books is the fairy tale story of a young man's entrepreneurial dreams coming true.
    http://www.maikesmarvels.com/?p=8704

    March 25, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Somehow I missed the notice for this one until today. So, sorry for the late RSVP, but I'd still like to attend if there's room for me?

    1 · March 11, 2014

    • Maike the M.

      Yes, please add yourself to the list.

      March 11, 2014

    • Maike the M.

      We had to reschedule due to the unpredictable weather. see you Thursday.

      March 12, 2014

  • Lara P.

    I'm sorry I have to back out. We had an unexcepted death in our family last night. Sorry I will try to make next one. Miss you guys!!

    March 11, 2014

    • Maike the M.

      Our condolences to your family. Sending you strength and peace during this time.

      March 11, 2014

  • Sarah C.

    Sorry to miss the fun! I will be at W by Worth Summer Preview that day. Enjoy!

    March 7, 2014

  • Maike the M.

    Meetup has had a rough week, but we also have a Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/PositivelyNEW where we post our events. So if you didn't see the March event announcements go out, like us on Facebook as well.

    March 5, 2014

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