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BELL LECTURE SERIES APRIL 21

The final speaker in Penn State Brandywine's Clarence D. Bell Public Service Lecture Series, slated for Monday, April 21, is Michael Leff from TreeVitalize, a program of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society. The program, which will be held in the Large Conference Room on the second floor of the Commons/Athletic Center on campus, will begin at 6 p.m. It is free and open to the public.

Penn State Brandywine established the Clarence D. Bell Public Service Lecture Series in 2006 to honor Senator Bell's memory, and to perpetuate his devotion to serving the population of Delaware County's Ninth District for more than four decades. The series, which promotes community activism and volunteerism, features speakers from organizations that make a difference in the community.

The 2008 lecture series schedule is as follows:

  • February 4: Kerri Hanlon, vice president and chief marketing officer at WHYY
  • March 3: Ann Karlen, fair food director at White Dog Community Enterprises
  • March 31: Marilyn Cohen, chief operating officer and director of education at the National Liberty Museum
  • April 21: Michael Leff, project director for TreeVitalize, a program of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society.

Most lectures, which are free and open to the public, will be held beginning at 6 p.m. (unless otherwise noted) in the Commons/Athletic Center on campus, in Room 203. Penn State Brandywine is located at 25 Yearsley Mill Road, Media. For information call 610-892-1427.
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About the Senator:
Pennsylvania State Senator Clarence D. Bell, who died July 26, 2002 at the age of 88, served Delaware County's 9th District for more than four decades. At the time of his death, he was the longest-serving public official in Pennsylvania and was considered the "dean" of the Senate. Widely-known as a champion of veterans, unions, consumers, and motorists, the senator also was instrumental in the development of Penn State Brandywine, playing a key role in obtaining state funding for all of the major buildings now on the campus.

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