Open house Saturday for historic Laney-Walker house

Friday, Feb. 22, 2013 1:23 PM
Last updated 7:33 PM
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A local sorority will hold an open house and ribbon-cutting for a renovated historic house on Laney-Walker Boulevard on Saturday.

The ceremony, held by Eta Theta Zeta Foundation in conjunction with Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, will feature the 109-year-old home of Luvenia Pearson, the first black licensed cosmetologist in Georgia and the founder of the Luvenia School of Cosmetology, according to a news release. The open house will be 2-4 p.m. at 1247 Laney-Walker Blvd.

Eta Theta Zeta Foundation is a nonprofit organization for charitable, health and educational purposes.

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