Lunch & Learn – November 11 – Cold War Bunkers & Presidential Communications – Veteran Tom Roemer

Lunch & Learn – November 11 – Cold War Bunkers & Presidential Communications – Veteran Tom Roemer

White House

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.

 

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.