News

Eleanor Roosevelt actress to highlight Louisiana Area Historical Museum benefit

Posted: May. 10, 2012 8:16 am Updated: May. 31, 2012 9:15 am

 

LOUISIANA, Mo. -- An Eleanor Roosevelt impersonator will be the main attraction at a benefit luncheon Saturday for the Louisiana Area Historical Museum.

St. Louis actress Linda Spall will portray the influential former first lady during the luncheon at noon at Seton Hall, 508 N. Third in Louisiana.

Tickets are $12.50 and are on sale at the Louisiana Public Library and the Mercantile Bank of Louisiana. They also will be available at the door.

Proceeds will benefit the Louisiana Area Historical Museum, which opens May 26 for its 20th season and will begin offering a new children's program this summer.

For more information, call (573) 754-5697.

 

In Case You Missed It

'LIVE UNTIL I DIE': Quincy woman with metastatic cancer focuses on goals
Beth Calabotta doesn't know how much time she has left. The 48-year-old Quincy resident is living with a cancer-induced death sentence. But Calabotta isn't about to roll over and let the cancer get the best of her. "You can't sit around and think, 'Oh, I'm going to die,'" she said.