DKG's 'Famous Women' tea to be held next Saturday

PERU - The Psi Chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society will present its fifth annual "Tea with Famous Women" at the Peru Community Church Hall, 13 Elm St., next Saturday, March 26, from 2 to 4:30 p.m.

The event offers guests an opportunity to enjoy lunch with 10 famous women from history, portrayed by DKG members and friends. Tea sandwiches, hot hors d'oeuvres, cookies, sweets, and beverages will be served.

The famous women appear in costume at each tea table to talk with the guests about their lives. This year's famous women are women's health advocate Margaret Sanger; Titanic survivor Molly Brown; African American journalist and editor Ida B. Wells; Depression-era photographer Dorothea Lange; Battle of Plattsburgh figure Eliza Mooers; suffragette Inez Mulholland; DKG Society founder Anne Blanton Webb; Abigail Adams, social activist and wife of President John Adams, The Queen 'Mum," mother of Queen Elizabeth; and Helen Hayes, American actress and philanthropist.

Seating it limited to 100 people. All tickets must be purchased in advance at a cost of $12 per person. Proceeds from the event go to scholarships to support local undergraduate and graduate students who choose careers in education or a related field.

The event is open to the public.

For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Anne Bailey at 563-5794.

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