Family Heritage House at SCF to Feature Panel Presentation “Rediscovering Jackie Robinson: A Hero Across Generations”
(Bradenton, Fla., February 28, 2013) — The Family Heritage House Museum at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF), in partnership with New College of Florida, will host a panel presentation, “Rediscovering Jackie Robinson: A Hero Across Generations,” at 6 p.m., Thursday, March 7, at SCF Bradenton, 5840 26th St. West. The event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.
The panel presentation will address the life and legacy of Robinson, the first African-American athlete to play in Major League Baseball.
Panelists include Richard Zamoff, professor of sociology at George Washington University and director of the Jackie Robinson School Project; Dr. Barry Zamoff, professor of sociology at Howard University and director of the Jackie Robinson Project’s educational initiative; and Stephen Butler, professor of scholarship and public speaking at Earlham College.
Museum hours are Tuesday-Thursday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m., and Saturday and evenings by appointment. For more information, call the Family Heritage House Museum at 941-752-5319 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Family Heritage House Museum is located on the south side of the SCF Bradenton Library near the 60th Avenue West entrance. Maps and directions are online at scf.edu/maps.