25th annual WomenSpeak History Dinner celebrates women

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COEUR d’ALENE — Portrayals of and tributes to prominent women throughout time will highlight the 25th annual Women's History Dinner this month in downtown Coeur d'Alene.

The annual dinner, a celebration of women, gives attendees the option to dress as notable women from the past or present and give a short (two- to three-minute) biography of their chosen character.

The event is scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, March 19 at the Greenbriar Inn, 315 Wallace Ave. in Coeur d'Alene.

Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O'Connor, "Frankenstein" author Mary Shelley, Sacajawea and Jeannette Rankin, the first woman to hold federal office as a representative from Montana, are among the historical figures who have been portrayed during the dinner over the years.

Admission is $28 and includes dinner, dessert and gratuity. Today is the deadline to purchase tickets.

Those interested can send a check payable to: WomenSpeak c/o Diane Cook, P.O. Box 1032, Hayden, ID 83835. Call Cook to confirm reservations by Thursday at 208-659-6288.

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