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Shepherd's Scarborough Society Art and Lecture Series sponsors local award-winning author Jeanne Mozier Nov. 28

ISSUED: 20 November 2012
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens
(Shepherd's Scarborough Society Art and Lecture Series sponsors local award-winning author Jeanne Mozier Nov. 28)

Shepherdstown, WV--As part of its free lecture series, the Scarborough Society of Shepherd University will sponsor a program featuring local award-winning author Jeanne Mozier on Wednesday, November 28 at 7 p.m. in the Scarborough Library reading room. Mozier will discuss her book Way Out in West Virginia: A Must-Have Guide to the Oddities and Wonders of the Mountain State. The program is free and open to the public. A reception will follow the lecture.

Mozier lives in Berkeley Springs, where she owns and operates the historic Star Theatre and serves as the official voice of the Apple Butter Festival. A writer of both fiction and non-fiction, she has been honored with the Governor's Award for Distinguished Service in the Arts, as well as the Distinguished West Virginian and West Virginia History Hero awards. Mozier has written for the West Virginia Encyclopedia, and regularly contributes travel and lifestyle articles to a variety of regional and national publications.

Now in its third edition, Way Out in West Virginia was voted Best Book about West Virginia in 2006. The book will be available for purchase (cash or check only) following Mozier's presentation. It can also be found at Four Seasons Bookstore and O'Hurley's General Store in Shepherdstown.

The Scarborough Society is a friends of the library organization established in 2002 by the Shepherd University Foundation. Its annual membership dues help support library acquisitions, technology, and programs. Membership is open to all interested supporters of the Scarborough Library. For more information about the lecture series or the Scarborough Society, contact the Shepherd University Foundation at 304-876-5397.

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