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Friday, October 5, 2012

Listening To The Still Small Voice – The Story Of George Washington Carver

Second program of “American Icon Series” is October 12th

Iowa educated, George Washington Carver was best known for creating over 300 uses for the peanut. But Carver the man was an agriculture visionary and much more. On Friday night, October 12th at 7 p.m., The Donna Reed Foundation in Denison will host a one-man play celebrating the life of Dr. Carver.

The performance is part of the foundation’s “2012-13 American Icon Series – Focus On Iowa” and will take place at the Donna Reed Theater in downtown Denison. The presenter is Paxton Williams, an Iowa State University graduate – like Dr. Carver, who become interested in the doctor’s work as a student and developed a play titled “Listening To The Still Small Voice – The Story Of George Washington Carver”.

Tickets to “Listening To The Still Small Voice – The Story of George Washington Carver” are $15 each for adults and $5 each for youths 18 and under. Tickets can be obtained by calling the Donna Reed Foundation at 712-263-3334 or by e-mail at More information on the “American Icon Series” is also available on The Donna Reed Foundation for the Performing Arts website and blog,

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