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Monday, June 26, 2017

Derby Historical Society to host 27th Annual Silver Tea

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Event Name:  Derby Historical Society’s Twenty-Seventh Annual Silver Tea

Date:  Monday - July 10, 2017

Location: LaSala Banquet Hall (Sons of Italy), 73 High Street, Derby, CT

Time:  2:00 – 4:30 pm

Admission:  $30.00 per ticket

Contact:  203-735-1908 or 203-676-0324

Ansonia – Monday, July 10, 2017:  Please join us for our 27th Annual Silver Tea on Monday, July 10th, from 2:00 – 4:30 pm.   This year Sheryl Faye will present “Eleanor Roosevelt – The First Lady of the World”. 

After suffering through an unhappy childhood, and losing her parents and one of her brothers, Eleanor figured out where she fit in and could make a difference.  She grew up and became an American politician.  The longest-serving First Lady of the United States, she was the first presidential spouse to hold press conferences, write a syndicated newspaper column, and speak at a national convention.  Eleanor advocated for expanded roles for women in the workplace, the civil rights of African Americans and Asian Americans, and the rights of World War II refugees.  She became one of the first delegates to The United Nations.

Refreshments will be served.  Raffle and door prizes are available.  Cost is $30 per person.  Please call (203) 735-1908 or (203) 676-0324 for tickets or more information.

The Derby Historical Society is a regional historical society dedicated to preserving, maintaining and celebrating the rich and varied history of the Lower Naugatuck Valley. The Derby Historical Society welcomes all visitors and is also available to support researchers, school or other program needs.  Our staff offices are located at the Sarah Riggs Humphreys House, 37 Elm Street, Ansonia, CT.  For more information, visit www.derbyhistorical.org 
(This is a press release from Paula Norton, Executive Director at Derby Historical Society)

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