Former First Lady Laura Bush coming to Mobile

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Former First Lady Laura Bush is interviewed by host Maria Bartiromo on the “Mornings with Maria Bartiromo” program on the Fox Business Network at the George W. Bush Presidential Library, Wednesday, April 18, 2018, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)

MOBILE, Ala. (WKRG) Former First Lady Laura Bush is coming to Mobile. Mrs. Bush will visit as part of the 2019 Junior League of Mobile Community Luncheon. That’s on March 14th. 

The Junior League posted on Facebook

Laura Bush, former First Lady of the United States, is an advocate for literacy, education and women’s rights. After leaving the White House, President and Mrs. Bush founded the George W. Bush Presidential Center in Dallas, Texas. The Center is home to the Bush Presidential Museum and Library and the George W. Bush Institute, a public policy center established to solve today’s most pressing challenges by developing leaders, advancing policy, and taking action.

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As First Lady, Mrs. Bush advocated the importance of literacy and education to advance opportunity for America’s young people and to foster healthy families and communities. She highlighted the importance of preparing children to become lifelong learners, convening in 2001 a White House Summit on Early Childhood Cognitive Development.

Since 1931, Junior League of Mobile has had a tradition of improving the lives of women and children in the Mobile and Baldwin County communities. All proceeds enable Junior League of Mobile to fulfill our mission of promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Junior League of Mobile is proud to bring this exceptional speaker to the Gulf Coast community to share her insight and knowledge with attendees.

Sponsorships are available upon request. Tables are limited and available to purchase online at JuniorLeagueMobile.org or contact HQ at headquarters@juniorleaguemobile.org or call 251-471-3348.

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