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African Storytelling

February 12, 2020 @ 7:00 pm 8:30 pm EST

photo of program presenter charlotte sheffield

Join us February 12 as we celebrate Black History Month with African Storytelling

Charlotte Sheffield wears many hats. She is a teacher, a funeral director, an advocate and board director, a beloved aunt, a choir member, an actress, and an African storyteller. On Wednesday, February 12 at 7 pm, she will present a program on African Storytelling at the Lawrence County Historical Society as we celebrate Black History Month. ABOUT THE PRESENTER Sheffield has a bachelor’s degree in education from California State College PA, and graduate degrees in education from California PA, Hunter College NY, and Cleveland State. Charlotte also has a diploma from The Pittsburgh School of Mortuary Science. She has taught and coordinated educational programs in various public and private schools. Sheffield owns and operates the Charlotte A. Sheffield Funeral Home in New Castle. She is also an educator at her sister’s Day Care, “A Mother’s Touch” in Sharon. Charlotte, the 11th of 21 children of the Reverend Eugene and Bessie Sheffield, has worked in many family owned and operated businesses as an educator and has mentored over 100 nieces, nephews, and great and grand nieces and nephews. Family and God are important to Charlotte. For further information, call the Lawrence County Historical Society at 724-658-4022. COST: This program is free and open to the public. PHOTO: Charlotte Sheffield as Velma in the New Castle Playhouse production of “Crowns”


February 12, 2020
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm EST
FREE – Open to the Public
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Lawrence County Historical Society
408 North Jefferson Street
New Castle, PA 16101 United States
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