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Peter Vodenka, author of Journey For Freedom

Author Peter Vodenka to speak at Roberts library

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Peter Vodenka, author of Journey For Freedom, will speak at the Hazel Mackin Community Library in Roberts from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 23.


According to a press release from Vodenka’s assistant Debbie Stewart, Vodenka, his wife and children fled communist Czechoslovakia in June 1983. His book tells of their journey, struggles and finding freedom in the United States.

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Sarah Young
Sarah Young joined RiverTown Multimedia in October 2013 as a news reporter for the New Richmond News. She covers primarily Hammond, Roberts, Somerset and St. Croix County Circuit Court. Previously she free-lanced for the River Falls Journal, Hudson Star-Observer, RiverTown special publications and the Superior Catholic Herald. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Spanish and French in 2001. She completed a minor in journalism in 2004. Before working at the New Richmond News, she was an assistant manager at Philander's Grill & Bar in Prescott. She lives in Prescott with her 2-year-old daughter Carolina.  
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