Making Democracy Work

Centennial Banquet

Centennial Banquet

More than 150 guests attended the November 13 gala at the Sheldon. Guests saw the Green Room where early meetings of the suffragists who founded the League were held. Music was provided by Carolbeth True and Dawn Weber. Guests received a commemorative wine glass for free suffrage cider.

Betsey Bruce hosted the program to honor League presidents from the past 100 years. See the presentation on the honorees by clicking this link. For the banquet program, click here


Front row: Kathleen Farrell, Nancy Ulman Thompson, K Wentzien, Brenda Banjak, Ida West, Carol Portman and Sydell Shayer. Back row: Nancy J. Miller, Louise Wilkerson, Linda McDaniel, Debby Howard, Pat Rich, Agnes Garino, Judith Arnold, Mary K. Brown and Gail Heyne-Hafer.

The League thanks the following for their support:

Centennial Year 2019-2020 Sponsor: Agnes & Dave Garino

Carrie Chapman Catt Sponsor: Sydell Shayer

Edna Gellhorn Sponsors: Gay Gellhorn, Nancy J. & Bill Miller, K & Paul Wentzien

Beatrice Grady Sponsor: Pat Rich, Judith Smart, Cindy & Chris Wunderlich

Virginia Minor Sponsors: John Banjak, Loretta Calcaterra, Marjorie Courtney, Don Crozier, Angie Dunlap, Margaret Gray, Barbara Harris, Jessica Hoagland, the International Institute of Metropolitan St. Louis, Cynthia Mitchell, Catherine Stenger, Peggy Vickroy, Pat Shores and Karen Francis