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Scarborough Society to tour D.C.'s Newseum

ISSUED: 21 January 2010
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens
(Scarborough Society to tour D.C.'s Newseum)

Shepherdstown, WV--The Scarborough Society of Shepherd University and the Shepherd University Foundation will be sponsoring a bus tour to the Newseum in Washington, D.C., Thursday, June 3. The bus will depart from Shepherd at 9:30 a.m. and return at approximately 6 p.m.

The trip will include lunch at the Newseum by Wolfgang Puck Catering services; a special presentation by John Splaine, consultant; and time to explore the exhibits.

Located in the heart of D.C., the Newseum combines news history with modern technology and interactive displays. Along with several permanent galleries, the Newseum will be showcasing such special exhibits as "Tim Russert's News Office," "G-Men and Journalists," "First Dogs: Presidential Pets," and "Elvis! His Groundbreaking, Hip-Shaking, Newsmaking Story. "

The cost of the tour, including lunch, is $75 per person and is open to the public. Reservations must be made by May 11.

For more information, contact Phyllis Smock at 304-264-0560. To learn more about the Newseum, visit


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