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Beacon Salon Speaker Series: Ersula Knox Odom (“Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Comes to Life”)

February 7 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

“Invest in the human soul. Who knows, it might be a diamond in the rough.”

Those are the words of educator, activist, and founder of the Florida college that bears her name, Mary McLeod Bethune.

Come see actress/historian Ersula Odom-McLemore (Ersula Knox Odom) channel the great educator in her one-woman performance, “Dr. Mary McLeod Bethune Comes To Life” on Feb. 7.

Her in-character performance brings Dr. Bethune to life before your eyes as Dr. Bethune” shares impactful moments of her extraordinary life.

An installment of the Beacon Salon Speaker Series, the event is FREE as are the heavy appetizers. However, registration is REQUIRED: https://www.BeaconCollege.edu/Salon

Beacon Salon Speaker Series events are organized by Beacon College in Leesburg, Florida, America’s first college/university accredited to award bachelor’s degrees primarily to students who learn differently.

The event will be staged with Beacon Salon partner Leesburg High School in the school’s auditorium. Reserve your seat today!


February 7
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Leesburg High School Auditiorium
1401 Yellow Jacket Way
Leesburg, FL 34748 United States
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