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"Famous Ladies' Tea" Promotes Women, History and Literacy In Troy



Celebrate Women's History Month and support Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County at the Famous Ladies’ Tea, Sunday, March 18 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn, 235 Hoosick Street, Troy. Tickets are $45 or $315 for a reserved table of 8. Tickets can be purchased in advance by calling (518) 244-4650 or by sending a check to Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County, 65 First Street, Troy N.Y. 12180.

The women to be portrayed at this year’s event include Marie Curie, Ruth Desmond, Nellie Bly, Alice Hamilton, Sybil Ludington, Kate Field, and the biblical Martha. A silent auction offers items from area retailers, artisans, restaurants and service providers. Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County depends on income from special events to support free programs and services for adults and children in greater Rensselaer County. All proceeds from this event will benefit Literacy Volunteers of Rensselaer County.

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