Carnegie: JXN Community Forum: The Evidence for Climate Change
Laura Thurlow, Assistant Professor of Biology at Jackson Community College, will present a primer on climate change, often referred to as global warming. Topics will include the causes and evidence of climate change and how the nations of the world are reacting.
This forum is co-sponsored by the Jackson Sierra Club. Refreshments will be provided. Child care may be available for a modest fee. Call 817-0940 to RSVP for child care.
Join us to meet Larry Shaffer, the new Jackson City Manager, and Michael Overton, the new County Administrator. They will share their visions and views on Jackson's present and future. The audience will have the opportunity for questions and comments. Refreshments will be provided. Child care may be available for a modest fee. Call 817-0940 to RSVP for childcare.
November 5, 2011, 10:00-12 noon: Mr. Ernest Floeter, German Wehrmacht (Army). Mr. Floeter was in Normandy when the Allied invasion of Europe took place on D-Day, June 6, 1944. He tried to survive on his own for about two weeks but was taken as a POW and sent tot he USA for two years. He also talks about living in the Russian sector of Berlin for seven years after the war.
October 1, 2011, 10:00-12 noon: Barney Cramton, USN. 50 cal. machine gunner on a Grummen Avenger torpedo bomboer about the USS Essex in the Pacific. This is the same type of plane that former President George H. W. Bush flew. Mr Cramton floew over 40 combat missions off of the Essex.
September 10, 2011, 10:00-12 noon: Lt. Francis Angier, B-17 Pilot. DVD interview with Lt. Angier, who was shot down over Hamburg Germany and later became a POW in Poland. He also talks of an 8-day forced march in bitter winter weather ahead of the Russian Army. He was a POW at the same Stalag Luft #3, where the Great Escape took place a few months before he was interned there. Jackson WWII veteran Lt. Lee Zimmerman will again do the Q & A about what his experience was like as a POW in Germany in 1944-1945.