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Storyteller Lynn Ruehlmann to perform March 1 in TCC Women’s Center spring series

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. – (Feb. 21, 2007) – Lynn Ruehlmann, a professional storyteller for over 15 years, will bring her interpretation of life during the American Revolution through the eyes of the women who lived it, in celebration of the Tidewater Community College Women’s Center series, Women Changing the World.

She will present Steadfast and Spirited: Stories of the American Revolution Thursday, March 1, 12:30-1:30 p.m., at TCC’s Chesapeake Campus - 1428 Cedar Rd. - Pass Building, Studio Theatre (Room 157).

Ruehlmann, an award-winning storyteller, has performed at schools of all levels, and for historical organizations, libraries and museums. She also performs frequently for radio programming. Well known for her work with Young Audiences of Virginia for the last nine years, Ruehlmann has performed at conferences and festivals as far away as Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and California.

The lecture series, co-sponsored by TCC Student Activities, is free and open to the public. For more information or a complete series listing, call TCC’s Information Center, 822-1122, or visit




Laurie White
Media Relations

Tidewater Community College is the second largest of the 23 community colleges in the Commonwealth of Virginia, enrolling more than 37,000 students annually. The 37th largest in the nation’s 1,600 community-college network, TCC ranks among the 50 fastest-growing large community colleges. Founded in 1968 as a part of the Virginia Community College System, the college serves the South Hampton Roads region with campuses in Chesapeake, Norfolk, Portsmouth and Virginia Beach as well as the TCC Jeanne and George Roper Performing Arts Center in the theater district in downtown Norfolk, the Visual Arts Center in Olde Towne Portsmouth and a regional Advanced Technology Center in Virginia Beach. Forty-four percent of the region’s residents attending a college or university in Virginia last fall were enrolled at TCC. For more information, visit