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    St. Louis Mercantile Library Dinner and Awards ceremony

    Join the John Hartford String Band at the Mercantile Library on the Campus of the University of Missouri St Louis on February 5, 2011 for the presentation of the Donald T. Wright Award and the James V. Swift Medal.

    Proceeds to benefit the Herman T. Pott Inland Waterways Collection at the St. Louis Mercantile Library.

    A special exhibition from the "John Hartford River Collection" at the St Louis Mercantile Library at UM-St. Louis.

    Dinner and Silent Auction. Entertainment by the John Hartford String Band.

    For information please contact Laura Diel at 314-516-7242 or or Sean Visintainer @ 314-516-7244 or

    Items for the silent auction will be accepted.

    DON'T MISS THE BOAT! Saturday 5 February 2011. Presentation of the Donald T. Wright Award and James V. Swift Medal. Dinner, silent auction and entertainment by the JOHN HARTFORD STRINGBAND.



      Free covered parking close to the Library.

      Ron Powers, 2011 recipient of the Captain Donald T. Wright Award, native of Hannibal, Missouri, journalist, non fiction and fiction writer.

      Captain Charles F. Lehman, 2011 recipient of the James V. Swift Medal, long time friend and mentor to many of us on the Western Rivers.

      A fine dinner and entertainment by the John Hartford Stringband. Cocktails at 6:00 p.m. Dinner and Awards Ceremony begins at 7:00 pm. A special exhibition from the John Hartford River Collection.