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In Honor of Jimmy Nelson

Vent Haven Museum is grateful for the decades of love and support from the Dean of American Ventriloquists, Jimmy Nelson.  Vent Haven Museum and the entire ventriloquial community mourn the recent loss of our community's patriarch and best friend.

Jimmy Nelson and his wife Betty have been enthusiastic advocates of Vent Haven Museum's efforts to raise funds for a new facility, and all donations via this link will be directed toward the museum's capital funds campaign. The Nelson family will be provided a list of the names of the people who donate funds in Jimmy's honor via this link.

We are grateful and honored to have been chosen by the Nelson family to receive these donations in Jimmy's honor.  The legacy of Jimmy Nelson will live on at Vent Haven Museum. 


If you prefer, you can also make a donation by check. Checks should be made out to Vent Haven Museum, Inc. and sent to

Vent Haven Museum |  33 W. Maple Ave.  |  Fort Mitchell, KY 41011

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