Savoy Bookshop & Café presents an evening of Rhode Island pride with Roberta Mudge Humble, the author of six Rhode Island books and the creator of six Rhode Island games, including "I Am Rhode Island," for a presentation featuring photos of our state and a quiz with prizes from the bookstore. This event is free and open to the public.
About the Presentation
This presentation involves a quiz with questions beginning “I am” and then showcasing the answer with gorgeous color pictures and tidbits of delightful Rhode Island information. The last few slides list a small assortment of Rhode Island’s firsts and uniqueness. The audience can keep track of their correct answers and a prize or two willl be awarded.
About the Author
A life-long resident of Rhode Island, Roberta Mudge Humble was professor of English at Community College of Rhode Island for 47 years.
The first woman Rotarian on the East Coast, Roberta has been Commander of the Military Order of Foreign Wars and is a member of the Naval War College Foundation, the Providence Marine Corps of Artillery, and the Association of Rhode Island Authors. She is a graduate of Leadership Rhode Island.
Educated at Westerly High School and the University of Rhode Island, Roberta is president of Westerly Armory Restoration. She is a well-known speaker, state wide and nationally, on Rhode Island topics.
Roberta has published 6 Rhode Island books and created 6 Rhode Island games, including her newest, Rhode Map.
She enjoys antiques and refinishing, history, writing poetry, piano music of the 19th century, NASCAR and American automobiles (especially Chevrolets & GMCs), armory restoration, gardening, interior decorating, her six birds: Buddy, Creamer, Caleb, Webster, Smokey, and Toby. Her two main missions are touting Rhode Island through speaking and books and games and restoring historic armories.