While First Lady,Hillary Clinton initiated a millennium project, SAVE AMERICA’S TREASURES, and took a very personal interest in the preservation and restoration of Val-Kill, Eleanor Roosevelt’s home near Hyde Park.
She has continued to be supportive of this wonderful project which is also a great example of economic stimulus for upstate.
A committee for the May 18 breakfast is now being formed – members will probably be asked to raise or donate $5000, $3000 or $1000. Please let me know if you would like to join me and be involved on this committee. It will be great fun, for a great purpose!
Please hold the date for this unusual opportunity to spend time with her!
Individual tickets for the event will probably range from $200 to $350.
The Save America’s Treasures program received the 2007 Keystone Award, the highest award given to organizations outside the architectural field for outstanding contributions to society, from the American Institute of Architects and the American Architectural Foundation.
Secretary Of State Hillary Clinton To Receive Honorary Degree By New York University At The May 13th commencement.
AP) – Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Nobel Prize winner Albert Fert will be honored at New York University’s commencement next month. The school said Monday that Clinton will receive an honorary Doctor of Laws degree at the May 13 ceremony. Fert, a physicist, will receive an honorary Doctor of Science degree.
John Patrick Shanley, who has won a Pulitzer Prize, a Tony and an Oscar, will receive an honorary Doctor of Letters degree. Also being honored are health advocate Jessie Gruman and journalist Helen Thomas.
See our link above saluting Helen Thomas, the First Lady of the Press.