(KTVI) – Don’t expect President Obama or the Queen of England to attend a South St. Louis block party this month on Lindenwood Avenue. party organizer David Herries never expected them to appear. Just the same, he sent out invites to every dignitary he could think of, internationally and locally.
Saturday morning, two very authentic-looking letters arrived at David’s home; one from the President, the other from the Queen. They both held regrets and well-wishes.
David was so excited until a relative admitted to crafting the letters as a practical joke. On a side note, Mayor Francis Slay and Alderman Joe Vacarro says they’ll stop by. Read the letters below: