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Turtle Soup – “Hall of Fame Women” @ The Journey Museum and Learning Center
Mar 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Turtle Soup - "Hall of Fame Women" @ The Journey Museum and Learning Center | Rapid City | South Dakota | United States

Feed your mind and your belly with Turtle Soup, featuring a presentation on historic Black Hills figures or events and a bowl of soup provided by Angel’s Catering. This week, The Journey Museum and Learning Center presents, “Dream Chasers: South Dakota Hall of Fame Women.”

Four inductees will lead the event: Ruth Brennan, Kay Jorgensen, Judy Olson Duhamel, and Ann McKay Thompson. The women will share their stories for Women in History Month about the trials of chasing their dreams. Get up close and personal with these dynamic champions!

Ruth Brennan has led a life in the art world. Using her background with various cultural organizations, including the Dahl Fine Arts Center and the “Rapid City Journal,” she has worked to strengthen cultural awareness and open doors for artists in all disciplines.

Kay Jorgensen is a leading businesswoman. She has co-founded and co-owned several businesses, spreading her talents across service industries. She has also served in the State Legislature and has served on various boards.

Judy Olson Duhamel is a life-long educator. She has served on state boards and worked internationally to improve public education and childcare. She has also served in the State Senate and has chaired the state Democratic Party.

Ann McKay Thompson is an educator and contributor to the arts and humanities. She founded the state’s first university center and has served as founder and president of related institutions. She was one of the first women to serve in the Cabinet of a South Dakota governor.

Admission for Turtle Soup is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and half-off for members. Call 394-6923 to reserve seats.