What: Public radio WUIS will hold a news conference to announce the women who will be the subjects of the station's upcoming series "Skirting Convention: 12 Women Who Changed Springfield."
When: 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 6
Where: Pasfield House, located at 525 S. Pasfield in Springfield
Details: WUIS received a grant from the Illinois Humanities Council to produce the series, which will be hosted by the station's Springfield bureau chief, Kavitha Cardoza. Selections were made by UIS History Professor Emeritus Cullom Davis and by retired City Historian Edward Russo, both of whom are expected to attend the news conference.UIS Professor Emerita Judy Everson will be present to represent the IHC, and a number of the women to be profiled are also expected to attend.