PARKERSBURG – Tickets go on sale today for a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist who will travel to Parkersburg in October for an address at the Blennerhassett School.
St. Paul United Methodist Church, through its Yeager Endowment Fund, will invite columnist Connie Schultz to speak in the auditorium of Blennerhassett Middle School on October 14. Its subject will be “How we heal.”
The auditorium has a capacity of 800 people.
Tickets go on sale this afternoon for $ 5 apiece.
Tickets will be sold at the Mulberry Lane Country store, 4009 Emerson Ave. Parkersburg; J&M Books and Play at 508 37th St, Parkersburg; Wood County Schools Office, 1210 13th St, Parkersburg; Parkersburg South High School, 1511 Blizzard Dr, Parkersburg; University of West Virginia at Parkersburg, 300 Campus Dr., Parkersburg; and Attorney Richard Bush’s Law Office, 408 Juliana St, Parkersburg.
Schultz is a nationally unionized columnist who appears in newspapers across the country, including the Parkersburg News and Sentinel.
She won the Pulitzer in 2005 for her column commentary. Schultz also won the Robert F. Kennedy Award for Social Justice Reporting and the Batten Medal for his work. She is currently Professor in Residence at the Kent State University School of Journalism.
She wrote three books. “Life is happening” is a collection of essays. “And his lovely wife” is a memoir on her husband’s successful 2006 race for the US Senate. She is married to Senator Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio. His first novel, “Daughters of Erietown” is on the New York Times bestseller list.