Sharon Stone Speaks in Meadville

Published 08/14 2014 11:58PM

Updated 08/15 2014 12:03AM

A celebrity made her way home tonight in Crawford County.

Sharon Stone was the guest speaker at the 46th Annual Greater Meadville Area Day dinner at the Country Club in Meadville. Greater

The event is sponsored by the Economic Progress Alliance of Crawford County.

Sharon Stone was invited to the event through a family friend.

Stone, an actor and humanitarian, spoke about the causes she supports and her childhood in Crawford County.

She says being from Pennsylvania has helped her in Hollywood.

"I think there's a very strong sense of moral compass, and I think that we don't top over easily, people from PA. I think we're sturdy and I think you have to have that to handle the kooky things, the way that people act,” said Stone.

Stone says she has spent her visit in Crawford County with her family, fly fishing and getting ice cream.

The recipient of this year's Winslow Award at the dinner was Donald Clawson, President of Wesbury United Methodist in Meadville.

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