Dakota County Historical Society
To preserve, interpret and promote the history of Dakota County.

Finding Betty Crocker

Date: Thursday, July 15, 2021
Time: 7:00
Location: Virtual
Fees: FREE

*Please note, author Susan Marks will be in attendance for this event.

Due to COVID-19, this presentation will take place virtually. The event will be hosted through Zoom, a video conferencing site. No account is required to view the presentation.

Join the Dakota County Historical Society for our monthly book club, "Books From Our Shelves."  

July's book is "Finding Betty Crocker: The Secret Life of America's First Lady of Food," by Susan Marks.

"Born" in 1921 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, to proud corporate parents (General Mills), Betty Crocker has grown over eight decades into one of the most successful branding campaigns. In 1945, Fortune Magazine named Betty Crocker the second most popular American woman, behind Eleanor Roosevelt, and dubbed Betty Crocker "America's First Lady of Food."

For a full summary, please visit the Goodreads website by clicking here.

Registration for this virtual event is required. After registering you will receive a confirmation email. A separate email closer to the date will be sent containing the link and passcode for joining the event.

We are offering this program free of charge, but encourage you to make a donation to the Dakota County Historical Society to offset the cost of operating three historic sites during COVID.

If you have any questions, please contact the Dakota County Historical Society by phone (651-552-7548) or email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). For the best response time, please use email. 

Don't miss a follow-up baking workshop on Saturday, July 17, 2021 LIVE from the LeDuc Historic Estate's kitchen. Registration is now open and is required to attend.

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