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Famous Person Fundraiser: Breakfast with Carrie Chapman Catt

  • Inn at Saratoga 231 Broadway Saratoga Springs, NY, 12866 United States (map)

Join us for breakfast with Carrie Chapman Catt (portrayed by Linda McKenney).

“The League of Women Voters is an effort to make into a working
reality those dreams of a free American … that democracy is something
worth giving a life-time to obtain, that they will not rest until there is an
All-American democracy which lives up to its own boasts.” —Carrie Chapman Catt

Reserve by Wednesday, March 13. Buy tickets online at Eventbrite or print out flyer to mail with check.

Important dates in the life of Carrie Chapman Catt

  • 1859—born Carrie Lane in Ripon, Wisconsin

  • 1880—graduated from Iowa State College

  • 1883—first female Superintendent of schools

  • 1885—married editor and publisher Leo Chapman

  • 1886—Leo died and she joined the National American Woman Suffrage Association (NAWSA)

  • 1890—was a delegate to NAWSA and married George Catt (he died in 1905)

  • 1910—became president of NAWSA and devised the “winning plan” for passage of the 19th Amendment

  • 1919—creates the League of Women Voters of NYS, following passage of women’s suffrage in NYS

  • 1920—creates the League of Women Voters of the United States, following passage of the 19th Amendment

Breakfast Buffet Menu

  • Seasonal Whole Fresh Fruit

  • Fresh Fruit Salad

  • Fruit Preserves

  • Flaky Croissants

  • Coffee Cakes

  • Breakfast Breads & Assorted Muffins

  • NY-Style Bagels & Plain and Flavored Cream Cheese & Butter

  • Assorted Yogurts

  • House Honey Granola & House SelectionCereals

  • Scrambled Eggs

  • Roasted Breakfast Potato Medley

  • Smoked Bacon & Pork Link Sausage

  • Cinnamon Swirl French Toast

  • Rainforest Alliance Certified Coffees, Tazo Teas

  • Assorted Fresh Fruit Juices

Linda McKenney is famous in our League and the wider community for her very convincing portrayals of Susan B. Anthony. This March, she’s going to assume the character of a different suffragist, Carrie Chapman Catt.