Broward County Libraries Division and the Broward County Historical Commission presents "Trees, Trees and More Trees"
- December Brown Bag Historical Lunch Program explores holiday magic in Broward County -
DATE: December 8, 2013
MEDIA CONTACT: Maria Munoz
BROWARD COUNTY, Fla. - The Broward County Historical Commission, located at the historic West Side Grade School, 301 Harmon (S.W. 13) Ave., Fort Lauderdale, will host its December Brown Bag Historical Lunch Program beginning at noon on Thursday, December 19, 2013.
Betty Whatley Cobb will present this holiday-themed program that will reveal how a Fourth of July idea to promote a museum gift shop grew into a local tradition, "42 Christmas Trees," narrated by Mrs. Santa Claus. Learn more about this quaint Broward County tradition and enjoy holiday magic for all ages. Cobb will also present novel ideas for Christmas, including shopping hints.
Cobb is currently the chair of the Broward County Historical Commission and the vice president of the Plantation Historical Society, having served as President for two terms. She has been involved in many community activities including the Broward County Plant Affair. She resides in Plantation, FL, and has lived nearly her entire life in Broward County. Come and enjoy this special holiday program.
Attendees should bring their own lunch. Light refreshments will be offered. Parking is available on the east and west side of the Historical Commission building in parking spaces marked yellow. Guests are advised to avoid parking in the white and black numbered spaces to the south and west of the building. On-street parking is also available on adjacent streets. For additional information about the program, call the Historical Commission offices at 954-357-5553.
The award-winning Broward County Libraries Division, founded in 1974, is the ninth largest library system in the nation by population served and one of the busiest, with more than 9 million walk-in customers visiting its 40 locations annually. The library has more than 3.4 million items and 2,000 computers for public use, and offers hundreds of events and programs to meet the needs of Broward County's diverse community. Broward County Libraries Division continues its strong emphasis on literacy, after-school programs and electronic access. In addition to our comprehensive Web site, Broward.org/Library which provides information about library activities, links to online catalogs, reference information and databases, customers can visit BCL WoW - Broward County Library Without Walls – for free eBooks, music, audiobooks, apps and more. Customers may also follow Libraries on Facebook and Twitter. Libraries Division also administers the services, programs, collections and exhibits of the Broward County Historical Commission.