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Woman journalist to speak at museum’s lunch event

Anonymous • Jul 21, 2015 at 11:12 AM

Eberly will talk about her long-standing journalistic career and her love of cooking. She writes a blog called “Michigan Cooking” and has written 15 books.

Eberly was the first woman to cover the Michigan Legislature for any length of time when she was a reporter for United Press International from 1968-74. She interviewed Sen. Robert Kennedy, Pat Nixon and Tom Hayden.

In 1995, Eberly accepted a position at Central Michigan University, where she is an associate journalism professor. She was named the National Federation of Press Women’s Communicator for Achievement in 2003 and has served for eight years as president of the Michigan Press Women. 

Those interested in attending are asked to bring a sack lunch. This free program will take place at the museum’s Akeley building, 200 Washington Ave. in downtown Grand Haven. For more information, call 842-0700.

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