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Mother Goose & Friends Bio

Who is the face behind the feathers? Chris Everett first donned her Mother Goose persona in 1975 while working at the Paducah-McCracken County Library in Kentucky. Since then she has interwoven her "talents" into an extraordinary life of banker, RSVP Director, Hospice Volunteer Coordinator, Chamber of Commerce Membership Director and Assisted Living Facility Activities Director. She has been successful as a national presenter for Hospice, served on various committees such as Paducah Summer Festival in Kentucky, American Bankers Association, Grand Chain Civic Club, and a charter member of RSVP Director's Association. As certified Health Care Worker, Ms Everett confesses that cooking is certainly not her forte'. Growing up mostly in the western Kentucky she did enjoy four years in Lexington area working for Sullivan University as a high school presenter for their Nanny Program.

Singer, musician, artist, seamstress, writer, storyteller, are major components of her creativity as an entertainer. Ms. Everett was adopted at five, attended six grade schools and three high schools. She won several talent shows in her early years but did not perform in an actual stage play until she was forty- two. Since then she has portrayed Sister Margarita twice in the Sound of Music, Mrs. Potts in "Beauty and the Beast", Charlotte in Charlotte's Web, Angelina in Pinocchio, Mayzie in Seussical, Ms. Lynch in Grease, and Ms. Darbus in High School Musical. She is no stranger to Paducah's Market House Theatre and Shawnee Community College Drama Department close to her home town of Grand Chain, IL. Props master for most of the above mentioned has kept this lover of stage and theatre quite busy.

Guest Director for Shawnee Community College's Drama Camp for the past three years has given her many opportunities to share her love of the stage. A mother of one son and grandson who reside in Kentucky. Ms. Everett is an active member of Ohio Chapel Methodist church in Grand Chain, as children's sermons coordinator and writes plays and programs for many of the church events and celebrations. She is also an active village board member of Grand Chain. Currently she is writing a childrens' book for those youth leaders in the church who have to pull a rabbit out of a hat for Sunday morning "sermonettes." At the rate she is putting it together it should be done by 2030, and should make her famous after she is gone.

"Never meeting a stranger" and always greeting the world with a smile, Chris Everett's goal in life is to live it to it's fullest.
Go with joy!