"Keeping Jackie Robinson Alive"

  • March 27, 2018
  • 7:00 PM
  • UUCOV Sanctuary, 1971 Pinebrook Rd., Venice, FL 34292

This is the third program in a series of five that will focus on the Civil Rights Era.  All programs are FREE and OPEN to the public.

Theme:  "The Civil Rights Era-A Look Back at the 1960s"

Presenters:  Barry Zamoff and Richard Zamoff

These twin brothers, originally from New York, are long-time residents of Venice.  In 1996, they founded The Jackie Robinson Project at George Washington University.  The Zamoff brothers will share the story of a great athlete who broke "baseball's color line" and worked for equal rights throughout his life.

The Betty Intagliata Lecture Series:  Sponsored by the Venice Area Historical Society (VAHS).  Permanent funding for the Betty Intagliata Lecture Series is provided by the Bill Jervey, Jr. Charitable Foundation.



Directions:  The Sanctuary of the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Venice is located at 1971 Pinebrook Road, Venice on the corner of Edmondson Road.  Use the driveway into the church campus from Edmondson Road, west of Pinebrook Road.  From the south on I75, exit at Exit 193, turn right on Jacaranda Blvd. and travel to the flashing stoplight at Border Road.  Turn left and follow Border Road that turns into Edmondson through another flashing stop sign and then a stoplight at Pinebrook Road.  From the north on I75, exit at Exit 195, turn right and immediately move into the left lane.  Take the left at the first light (Pinebrook Road) and travel south about a mile.  Turn right at the driveway that leads into Island Montessori School and then turn left into the UUCOV church parking lot.  Honore Road may also be followed south as it turns into Pinebrook Road.


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