Mort Walker assistant among speakers at Beetle Bailey stamp ceremony
Thursday, August 26, 2010 | 10:35 a.m. CDT;
updated 7:01 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, September 28, 2010
Mort Walker's assistant Bill Janocha is among those speaking at a ceremony Friday at MU to unveil a U.S. Postal Service stamp that honors Beetle Bailey, the cartoon character created by MU graduate Mort Walker.
The event is set for 11 a.m. Friday at the Beetle Bailey statue near the Reynolds Alumni Center. The statue is located at the site of The Shack, a beer joint and student hangout that Walker featured in his strip.
The program includes:
- Pete Millier, director of the Mizzou Botanic Garden.
- Larry McMullen, president of Friends of Mizzou Botanic Garden.
- Cheryl Hudson, customer relations coordinator, U.S. Postal Service.
- Mizzou Army ROTC, present the colors.
- Presentation to Honor Flight.
- Linda Russell-Whitworth, Boone County chapter president, Mizzou Alumni Association.
- Bill Janocha, assistant to Mort Walker.
- MU Chancellor Emeritus Richard Wallace.
- David Martin, district manager, U.S. Postal Service.
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