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Iowa Olympian Shawn Johnson to speak in Cedar Falls

CEDAR FALLS (KWWL) - Shawn Johnson is coming to the Cedar Valley to talk with girls about the importance of character.  The late afternoon and evening event is set for Thursday, March 25 at the University of Northern Iowa's McLeod Center in Cedar Falls. Johnson will speak at 7 p.m. and will talk about the Six Pillars of Character taught in schools and the Girl Scouts mission of Courage, Confidence and Character. She'll take questions from the audience and will share her Olympic experiences.  Prior to Johnson's talk, doors will open at 5 p.m. for an open house of vendors with interactive activities and booths. Food concessions will be available.  The evening is being hosted by the Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois.  Tickets go on sale to the general public beginning Monday, Feb. 1 at UNI's McLeod Center. They also will be available online here or by calling the McLeod Center at 319-273-4TIX.

Multimedia JournalistBob Waters


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