|Reactivating the Tropicana Field site, on the threshold of St. Petersburg’s history
|December 18, 2019 [St. Petersburg, FL] — Please join author Sarah-Jane Vatelot as well as guest speaker Gwendolyn Reese on January 8, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. at The Florida Holocaust Museum for the book launch of Where Have All the Mangoes Gone,reactivating the Tropicana Field site, on the threshold of St. Petersburg’s history, culture, and memory. Presented by St. Petersburg Press in partnership with the St. Petersburg Downtown Partnership, and The Florida Holocaust Museum.
Sarah has been working in the field of architecture for 12 years and has recently landed her dream job as an Architectural Designer at Behar Peteranecz Architecture in the Warehouse Arts District. She has a passion for architecture and its ability to participate in and positively affect social change. Sarah has called St Pete home for 22 years and looks forward to playing a role in St Pete’s urban growth and development. She received her Bachelor of Design in Architecture from the University of Florida in 2007 and her Master’s in Architecture from the University of South Florida’s School of Architecture and Community Design in 2019.
Proceeds from book sales will be used to support the African American Heritage Trail.
Light refreshments will be served. This program is free and open to the public. Seating is limited! RSVPs are required via: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/book-launch-where-have-all-the-mangoes-gone-tickets-82268163291
The Florida Holocaust Museum is located at 55 5th Street S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.
For additional information, please visit: https://www.flholocaustmuseum.org/event/book-talk-where-have-all-the-mangoes-gone/
About The Florida Holocaust MuseumOne of the largest Holocaust museums in the country, and one of three nationally accredited Holocaust museums, The Florida Holocaust Museum honors the memory of millions of men, women and children who suffered or died in the Holocaust. The FHM is dedicated to teaching members of all races and cultures the inherent worth and dignity of human life in order to prevent future genocides. For additional information, please visit www.TheFHM.org