Teddy Roosevelt Comes To Morning Pointe On Monday

Friday, February 1, 2013
Joe Wiegand as Teddy Roosevelt.
Joe Wiegand as Teddy Roosevelt.

Joe Wiegand is entertaining audiences nationwide with his reprisal of President Theodore Roosevelt. As a one man theater show, Mr. Wiegand's T.R. shares stories full of adventure, laughter and inspiration.

The show will portray T.R.'s adventures as rancher, Rough Rider and father of six in the White House. It will relive the establishment of America's great national parks, forests, monuments and wildlife reserves.

Hear the stories of the frail young boy who built his body and dedicated himself to the vigorous life and the Square Deal.

The performance will be Monday at 11 a.m. at Morning Pointe of Greenbriar Cove, 9650 Leyland Dr.  Call 396-6999 to make reservations.


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