Franklin County Visitors Bureau “A Conversation with Grandmother Edna: Fabric Artist and Storyteller”

Franklin County Visitors Bureau “A Conversation with Grandmother Edna: Fabric Artist and Storyteller”

Saturday July 17th, 2021 * 1:00 PM
Visitors can enjoy more than a dozen quilts and pillow covers, created by Grandmother Edna and learn how she expresses herself through art to tell stories of her life and America’s history. The art, called “Pillow Talk” is on display in the lobby of the Franklin County 11/30 Visitors Centers.
Williams hails from Baltimore and is displaying at the 11/30 Visitors Center through the Franklin County Visitors Bureau’s relationship with the African American Historical Association of Western Maryland.
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Open House at Franklin County 11/30 Visitors Center

Open House at Franklin County 11/30 Visitors Center

Thursday, March 25, 2021 * 4:30 PM – 7:30 PM or stop by throughout the day!
Let’s reconnect.  Stop by to check out new exhibits of American History, featuring African American and
Women’s History exhibits and selfie stations, plus YES, We Can Girl Scout Exhibit.
* Giveaways
* Chance to win tickets for two to Franklin County Flavor: 300 Years of Food, on May 1 at 11/30 Visitors Center
* Mini walking tours
* New Art Display
* Upcoming promotions for 2021
To find out more about the 11/30 Visitors Center, Click Here
Chambersburg Community Martin Luther King Memorial Service

Chambersburg Community Martin Luther King Memorial Service

The Annual Chambersburg Community Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Service will be held Sunday, January 27, 2019 at 3 PM at Central Presbyterian Church, 30 Lincoln Way West, Chambersburg.

The service, which celebrates the ongoing spiritual impact of Dr. King’s life and ministry, will be led by clergy and laity from the community. The speaker will be the Rev. Dr. Ronnie B. Tucker, Sr., recently retired Associate Professor of Political Science at Shippensburg University and currently the Academic Coach at Penn State Mont Alto.

Music will be presented by the CASHS Choristers under the direction of Elizabeth Stahl. The Network Ministries Steppers will perform and the YMCA Teen Achievers will assist with the service.

A special feature of the service will be the presentation of student essays written in honor and recognition of Dr. King’s contributions, compiled in a project supervised for the Chambersburg Area School District by Dr. Gwen Durham and Gladys Leon.

The Rev. Dr. Ronnie B. Tucker, Sr. is a native of Monticello, Arkansas, and is the eldest child of the late Mrs. Bertha Tucker Hewing. Rev. Dr. Tucker is a graduate of the University of Arkansas at Monticello, with a B.A. Degree in Political Science, and a Master’s Degree in Political Science and Public Administration. Rev. Dr. Tucker is also a graduate of Mississippi State University with a Ph.D. in Public Administration. He holds a Doctorate of Theology from New World Bible Institute. During his tenure at Shippensburg University, Rev. Dr. Tucker was selected for Who’s Who Among Outstanding Teachers in Colleges and Universities in the United States. He is the author of a book on “Affirmative Action,” and numerous encyclopedia articles and journal publications. He is married to Lenore; they have two adult children, Kristie and Ronnie B. Tucker, II, daughter-in law Natasha, and 3 grandchildren, Bradley, Eryn, and Darius.

The service will conclude with the congregation joining hands in the historic Civil Rights hymn, “We Shall Overcome.” Following the service there will be a reception in the Central Presbyterian Church Social Hall.

The service is co-sponsored by the Chambersburg Area Ministerial Alliance, the Evangelical Fellowship of Cumberland Valley, the Chambersburg Ministerium, and the United Churches of the Chambersburg Area.