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4/16/2019 Member News

Celebrate the life of Walter P. Loebenberg on May 22 at The Florida Holocaust Museum

What: The Florida Holocaust Museum would like to welcome the community to celebrate the life of its founder, Walter P. Loebenberg on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 3:30 p.m. Additionally, in honor of Walter's memory, admission to the Museum will be Pay What You Wish all day on May 22nd.

Who: A public Celebration of Life for Walter will be held at The Florida Holocaust Museum (The FHM) on Wednesday, May 22nd. Walter's family chose this date as it would have been his 95th birthday.
Why: Walter was adored by his family and beloved in the community. His Celebration of Life will be an opportunity for those who felt connected to Walter to share their memories and thoughts.

Who Should Attend: If you would like to attend Walter's Celebration of Life, please call 727.820.0100 ext. 301 to reserve your seat. The FHM is expecting a large turnout, please RSVP as soon as possible to ensure your entry. 

Additionally, The FHM is asking the community to submit photographs, letters, and short 1-minute videos for the Museum to compile and include during Walter's Celebration of Life and then give to his family. If you would like to make a submission, please do so by email to or by mail to The Florida Holocaust Museum, Attention: Zoe Wright, 55 5th Street S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.

When: Wednesday, May 22, 2019. Pay What You Wish Museum admission from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (last admission is 1 hour before closing). Walter P. Loebenberg's Celebration of Life is at 3:30 p.m. 

Where: The Florida Holocaust Museum, 55 5th Street South, St. Petersburg, FL 33701.