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Recognizing Trailblazers: Women Who Shaped DuPage

Sunday, March 6 | 1P | Museum Auditorium | Free Event

Join the DuPage County Historical Museum and local women’s clubs to celebrate Women’s History and Black History months by honoring Black women who have been trailblazers in DuPage County. These strong women were essential parts of their communities, serving with honor, humility, and reverence for the greater good. Meet these women, past and present, by learning their stories, struggles and triumphs to create lasting change in DuPage County.

This one-hour program will honor several distinguished veterans and community leaders, some honorees will be present. The event will also recognize the importance of women’s clubs locally.

For more information, please contact Michelle Podkowa at mpodkowa@wheatonparks.org or call 630-510-4956.

Registration is required.


“The success of every woman should be the inspiration to another. We should raise each other up.”

– Serena Williams, professional tennis player

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