Sen. Hutchison to Discuss ‘American Heroines’

Posted March 11, 2005 at 4:20pm

Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas) will discuss her new book, “American Heroines: The Spirited Women Who Shaped Our Country,” tonight at the Library of Congress.

Released in November 2004, the book follows the lives of 45 “American Heroines.”

The event takes place at 6:30 p.m. in the Montpelier Room of the Library’s James Madison Building. It is free. For more information, call (202) 707-5221.

Free Cab Rides Available for St. Patrick’s Revelers

The Washington Regional Alcohol Program will offer free rides to St. Patrick’s Day partygoers who need a safe way to get home.

The SoberRide program will be offered from 4 p.m. Thursday to 4 a.m. Friday. Those ages 21 and older can call (800) 200-TAXI for a free (up to $50 fare) ride. Cingular Wireless users can call #-TAXI for the service.

SoberRide is available in the District of Columbia; Montgomery and Prince George’s counties in Maryland; and Arlington, Fairfax, Prince William and eastern Loudon counties in Virginia.

— Amy Carlile