Boston Legislative Leaders Honor Key Woman
(PRWEB) March 16, 2000
Susan Handy/Steven Greene
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MASS SENATE LEGISLATIVE LEADERS TO PRESENT OFFICIAL RESOLUTION HONORING MARY BAKER EDDY
At Opening of Multimedia Exhibit on Remarkable 19th Century Boston Citizen
Open To Public March 14th to March 31st
Boston Public Library Boston Room Tue. Mar. 14th 6:00 Â 7:00 P. M.
Boston, Mass - March 13, 2000 - Senate Majority Leader Linda Melconian to speak; Senate Minority Leader Brian Lees, and Representative Byron Rushing presenting Resolution by General Court of The Commonwealth honoring Mary Baker Eddy at engaging interactive exhibit saluting important New England daughter, Mary Baker Eddy Â author, publisher, religious leader and health reformer --- at a reception for "This is Woman's Hour...," a nationally-touring exhibit appearing in the Boston Public Library from March 14 to March 31. Recent successful tour stops of the exhibit have been seen by close to 100,000 visitors at the National Park Service's Women's Rights National Historical Park, the National Press Club in Washington DC, the Martin Luther King Memorial Library, The Gelman Library at The George Washington University, and The Free Library of Philadelphia.
Comments also to be made by biographer Gillian Gill and Virginia S. Harris, Chairman of The Christian Science Board of Directors and Publisher of The Writings of Mary Baker Eddy Â recently featured on CNN's Larry King Live program.
Visuals: Crowds at multi-media exhibit; Senators Linda Melconian speaking; Senate Minority Leader Brian Lees, Representative Byron Rushing presenting Resolution to Board Chairman, Virginia S. Harris; Members of Christian Science Board of Directors; Close-ups of Resolution by General Court of The Commonwealth; Young people and crowds exploring exhibit
Interviews Available: Senator Linda Melconian; Senator Brian Lees, Representative Byron Rushing, Board Chairman, Virginia S. Harris; Bernard A. Margolis, President, Boston Public Library; Gillian Gill, Biographer
SCHEDULE: 6:00 Light Refreshments
6:30 Remarks by Bernard A. Margolis,
President, Boston Public Library
6:35 Remarks by Senator Linda Melconian, Majority
Presentation of Resolution honoring Mary Baker Eddy by
6:45 Gillian Gill, Ph. D., Biographer Mary Baker Eddy
6:55 Remarks by Virginia S. Harris, Chairman of The Christian
Science Board of Directors and Publisher of The Writings of
Mary Baker Eddy
7:10 Interviews Available
Media Contact: Steven Greene/Susan Handy (617) 450-3034