Program and Events
MAFE meets at Noon on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday each month at McCormick’s at 2419 Montana Avenue and lunch is $12.00 ($12.65 if paying by PayPal). If you would like to explore our organization and attend one of our meetings please email: email@example.com or call Kindra McMullin @ 406-670-9753 by noon the Tuesday before the Wednesday meeting.
Upcoming MAFE Events
March 23, 201612:00 noon - McCormick's Cafe Conference Center - 2419 Montana Ave. - $11.50 ($12.05 if using PayPal)
Lunch Meeting - Kevin Kooistra, Western Heritage Center
Fighting For Women’s Rights: Hazel Hunkins Hallinan of Billings
Hazel Hunkins Hallinan, a 1908 graduate of Billings High School, was one of the most influential feminist leaders of the 20th century. As a young women, she was arrested several times for protesting in front of the White House in the cause of gaining national suffrage (the right to vote) for women. She was described, at age 87, as a “tiny greyed-haired woman with a feminist vocabulary, a notorious arrest record, and a surprisingly sharp tongue.” Learn her amazing story through personal photographs, letters and memoirs, and national headlines. Using original unpublished research and historic photographs, this 40 minute program is presented by Kevin Kooistra, community historian of the Western Heritage Center, Billings.
program will introduce several diverse and dynamic women connected to Billings, Montana.
--Kevin Kooistra is community historian of the Western Heritage Center.