As reported from The Post-Journal, Jamestown, NY -- Lucy fans packed Tracy Plaza at Jamestown City Hall on Friday at noon, taking pictures of Lucille Ball impersonator Diane Vincent and listening as Mayor Sam Teresi officially kicked off the Queen of Comedy's birthday celebration with a proclamation.
Urging all to recognize the achievements of the famous redhead, Teresi proclaimed Aug. 1 through 3 as Lucy's Birthday Celebration Days in the city of Jamestown. As part of the proclamation, Teresi thanked local sponsors, Lucy supporters, volunteers and the staff and board of the Lucille Ball-Desi Arnaz Center.
Read more about Lucy's Birthday Bash at The Post-Journal.
Another story reported in The Post-Journal, Ruta Lee recalls one birthday when she hosted a party for the occasion.
"Lucy was in her usual: a wonderful pair of slacks, a great, glitzy blazer and a lot of marvelous, red hair," Lee said.
She describes Lucy as a fabulous lady who does it all.
"She can walk and talk and chew gum at the same time and she can dance and sing; she does it all, I just love her."
Read more of Ruta Lee's story at The Post-Journal.