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Sept. 29, 2006

'Dinner with a Shero' Series Features Coach Lisa Bluder Oct. 4

The Women's Resource & Action Center (WRAC) and Office of Residence Life announce the second event in their collaborative "Dinner with a Shero" series of conversations with notable women throughout the 2006-07 academic year.

This installment, featuring UI Head Women's Basketball Coach Lisa Bluder, will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 4, beginning at 5:30 p.m., in the Burge Marketplace Private Dining located in Burge Hall on the UI campus.

At the dinner, Bluder will speak informally about her experiences as a head coach, and her journey to that position.

The event is open to the public. Residence hall residents with a meal plan can use it at the dining hall; others may purchase a meal ticket for $7. Volunteers will be present in the lobby to provide directions to the event.

More information about the WRAC, its services, and its upcoming activities is available on the web at

For more information about the event, or to request a needed accommodation to participate, please call 319-335-1486.

STORY SOURCE: University of Iowa News Services, 300 Plaza Centre One, Suite 371, Iowa City, Iowa 52242-2500.

MEDIA CONTACT: Laurie Haag, 319-335-1486,; Writer: Linda Kroon.