The Friends of the Porter County Public Library System will hold their Annual Meeting on Monday, October 8, 2012 at 6:30 in the evening. The program will begin with a short business meeting and service awards will be given out to the staff.
The evenings program will be, "Hi, I'm Ernie Pyle; at tribute to the servicemen and women who fought and died during World War II to give us our freedom as told by Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Ernie Pyle. The program will be a one-person play presented in one or two acts recreating the dispatches of World War II winning journalist Ernie Pyle. The play depicts the true reality of war as told to American men and women on the home front in over 350 newspapers across the United States and read by millions of fighting men and women in the Stars and Stripes.
The show will be performed by Gary W. Morrison, a retired freelance journalist and photographer from Grand Rapids. Mr. Morrison was born on April 18, 1945; the day Ernie Pyle was killed by a sniper's bullet on Ie Shima, a small island five miles off the coast of Okinawa.
Mark your calendar, October 8, 2012. The Friends annual Meeting and Program. The evening will begin at 6:30 in the Valparaiso Public Library, 130 Jefferson Street.