PRESS RELEASE: For immediate release: 12 August 2014
The James M. Stewart Foundation, Indiana, PA.
CONTACT: Timothy F. Harley, Executive Director
The Jimmy Stewart Museum’s Annual Fundraising Gala The HARVEY AWARD Names CAROL BURNETT THE 2014 HARVEY AWARD RECIPIENT!
Museum President, Jeffrey Tobin announced today that the award winning actress and best- selling author and beloved television star will accept the award at a dinner ceremony at Blairsville’s Chestnut Ridge Resort on Friday evening October 3rd. Tobin said “What a statement Carol Burnett has made, to offer her time and talents in support of our museum fundraiser. This gift is a testament to the life of Jimmy Stewart and to the value of continuing his legacy here in Indiana, PA. In spite of her hectic schedule, she chose to join us during our fundraiser to recognize his life and legacy.”
Rich Little to join the Festivities!
In addition to Ms. Burnett, the museum’s loyal group of old friends will be on hand to welcome Carol to Indiana and the gala event. Stewart daughters Judy Stewart and Kelly Stewart Harcourt are expected to attend. Longtime museum friend and supporter Rich Little will be on hand to congratulate his friend on this special honor.
Carol Burnett has been honored with Emmys, Golden Globes, People’s Choice Awards, The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize for Humor and countless other awards including The Presidential Medal of Freedom.
This event, the Foundation’s annual fundraiser, supports the ongoing operation of the Jimmy Stewart Museum in Indiana, Pennsylvania. The Museum is a 501-c-3 non-profit corporation
DATE: Friday, October 3rd 2014
LOCATION: The Chestnut Ridge Resort Ballroom, Blairsville, PA
TIME: Reception and Cocktail Hour (Cash Bar), 6pm; Dinner and Award Ceremony, 7pm
COST: $153. Per person
RESERVATIONS: Credit card reservations may be made by calling the museum @ 724-349-6112. – Reservations close on 22 September