Lunch & Learn – Building the Alaska Highway – Historian Dick Campbell

Tuesday, December 10, 2013 – 12:00pm – 1:00pm

Building the Alaska Highway with Historian Dick Campbell (With Optional Cookie Exchange)

This is a dramatic story of the courageous U.S. Army Engineers and civilian contractors who toiled in the tense moments after Pearl Harbor to build a 1,500-mile emergency supply line through the rugged Canadian Rockies to isolated military air bases in Alaska.

Lunch & Learn – Are You Eating Smart Waupaca?

Are You Eating Smart Waupaca?

Featured speakers, Dr. Ana Martinez-Donate and Josie Golembiewski from the UW Madison Department of Population Health Sciences, and Bev Hall from the Waupaca County NuAct Coalition, will talk about the Waupaca Eating Smart or WES program that has been going on in Waupaca restaurants and grocery stores the last couple of years. Learn how the community has benefited.

Lunch & Learn with Author Mary Bergin – Green Travel in the Midwest

Green Travel in the Midwest

Mary Bergin, a syndicated columnist and author of award winning travel guides, Sidetracked in the Midwest, Hungry for Wisconsin and Sidetracked in Wisconsin, Mary Bergin will share her experiences and strategies for discovering delightful, overlooked gems while committing to ecological sustainability on your travels. Book selling and signing to take place after program.

Lunch & Learn May 2013

Lunch & Learn – Tuesday, May 14 – Pastor Check Tews – Hiking to the Ceiling of Africa: Team Overby and Our Trek to the Top of Kilimanjaro”

Pastor Chuck Tews will share the adventure of this five man team from Waupaca who climbed to the summit of the largest free standing mountain in the world.

Lunch & Learn April 2013

Author Pam Flowers – “Alone Across the Artic: One Woman’s Epic Journey by Dog Sled”

Pam Flowers and her team ran the Iditarod, mushed to the Magnetic North Pole, and made a 2,500-mile trans-arctic expedition. This presentation chronicles the perils and joys of this astounding expedition, from intense blizzards and shifting polar ice to a frightening polar bear encounter. This is the amazing story of eight sled dogs and one woman who set out alone from Barrow, Alaska to mush 2,500 miles along the Arctic coast of North America. Her account of that journey is chronicled in Alone Across the Artic: One Woman’s Epic Journey by Dog Sled.