Wiawaka Lecture Series: At Your Service w/Bea Roman

Wiawaka Center for Women
Location 3778 State Rt. 9L, Lake George, NY  12845

7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Location https://www.wiawaka.org/womens-lecture-series

7:00 - 8:30 pm - At Your Service

Presenter: Bea Roman

Just the lecture is $20, get dinner and the lecture for just $35.

In addition to informing visitors about Ms. Shirley McFerson, former Lake George Librarian, professional storyteller and highly active community participant, now deceased,  Be a will highlight her family, who provided crucial hotel and motel services to African-American travelers, musicians and workers in both Lake George and Glens Falls, at a time when segregation was the norm for hotels and motels in the region. She will also discuss some of the groups of people who have worked as service workers, currently and historically.

 Bea lived in New York City for 65 years until 10 years ago, and is very grateful to have found a welcoming and vibrant community in this area. Downstate, she worked as a High School English teacher and a Literacy and Language Tutor, and had many varied life and job experiences before that.  

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