She was a ship of destiny. Sailing across the Pacific Ocean, this battle-scarred heavy cruiser just delivered a secret cargo on July 26, 1945, to Tinian Island that would trigger the end of World War II. She continued traveling westward from Tinian to Guam, and then set out for Leyte on July 28.
Lunch & Learn – November 11 – Cold War Bunkers & Presidential Communications – Veteran Tom Roemer
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 – 12:00pm – 1:00pm
Born and raised in Appleton, Tom Roemer served in the U.S. Army from August 1965 to August 1969, attaining the rank of Staff Sargent. While in Basic Training, he was recruited by the White House Communications Agency. A subsequent microwave radio electronics school prepared him to provide communications support for the U.S. Secret Service and Presidents Johnson and Nixon, and former president Eisenhower.
A primer on raising chickens in your backyard, from chick to “henopause.” Includes advice on breed selection, housing options, feeding, health and co-existing with chickens. Instructor Bonni Miller has raised urban chickens in Waupaca since 2008, and has eggs for sale.
The ABC’s of Conservative Investing with Brian Finger
Consultant Brian Finger will outline the steps to keep your money safe for long and short term investment purposes.
My Wassaw Island Loggerhead Turtle Adventure with Sue Vater Olsen
Librarian Sue Vater Olsen describes the efforts to save the endangered loggerhead turtles and her own experience in Turtle Rescue.
Tuesday, January 28 – Byron Shaw – Our Trip in the African Wilderness
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.
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.