National Public Radio's Story Corps
comes to Ybor City
National Public Radio (NPR) Story Corps Mobile Booth will be arriving in Ybor City on Monday, December 8th to begin setting up shop to record oral histories. The Mobile Booth will be located in the Sheriff's parking lot, 1900 8th Avenue and will be here December 12-22, 2008 and January 5-17, 2009. A couple of events are planned to welcome NPR and announce their project:
Welcome Coffee Reception hosted by the Ybor City Museum Society
Wednesday, December 10th at 10:00 am
Ybor City Museum State Park Gardens
1800 E. 9th Avenue
Please RSVP by December 8th to firstname.lastname@example.org or (813) 247-1434.
Press Event & Opening Day
Thursday, December 11th at 11:30 am
Story Corps Mobile Booth
1900 E. 8th Avenue
This is a very exciting project for Ybor City. WMNF Radio is coordinating this project with assistance from YCDC, Ybor City Museum Society, Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office, HCC, ChappellRoberts and Artists and Writers Group. If you are interested in scheduling an oral history, please visit www.storycorps.net. If you have questions, please contact Brenda Thrower, Ybor City Development Corporation, at 813-274-7917.