Mount Vernon – With the upcoming 70th anniversary of D Day in June, what better way to celebrate and learn more about the brave women on the home front from Susan Kahrl presenting a composite vision of Rosie the Riveter, the icon of women who worked in the factories, many producing munitions and war supplies during World War II replacing male workers who were in the military. Susan Kahrl will portray Rosie and will have two young dancers precede her appearance on stage. Opening the program and making their first appearance on the Chautauqua stage is a bluegrass band called Grassohol.
This program that presents first person living history will be presented on Thursday May 15 at 7 PM at ThePlace@TheWoodward [a first floor facility located at 111 S. Main Street in downtown Mount Vernon, Ohio]. Doors open at 6 PM to allow those with special needs [wheel chairs, walkers, strollers, etc.] to be seated prior to the 7 PM start. These programs are presented on a donation basis, so you already have your ticket and additional support for the series is provided by the Rolls-Royce Charities/Civics fund and Ariel Foundation and is organized and hosted by Elixir. For more information about the 2014 schedule visit www.elixirpresents.com,www.VisitKnoxOhio.org or call 740-392-6102 or 740-392-3018.