Museum pays tribute to Will Rogers

HOLLYWOOD - The Hollywood Heritage Museum in Hollywood will host "A Tribute to Will Rogers" Dec. 8 at 7:30 p.m.Rogers was one of the best known celebrities in the 1920s and 1930s. The cowboy humorist starred in the Ziegfeld Follies on Broadway, wrote a nationally syndicated newspaper column and became Hollywood's biggest box office star. Jennifer Rogers-Etcheverry, Will Rogers' great-granddaughter, will be on hand to discuss the legacy of her famous great-grandfather. Rogers-Etcheverry has been involved in the Rogers family business since 1991 and currently serves as the family spokesperson and media contact. "The tribute to Will Rogers is a wonderful event to celebrate the life of one of the greatest Americans to ever live," she said. "Will's wisdom and quotes are timeless and we applaud the Hollywood Heritage Museum for helping to keep his memory alive." Tickets to the tribute are $10 and parking is free.

********** Published: November 18, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 31