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Summer Speaker Series

Everyone is welcome to attend the Summer Speaker Series beginning on June 4 from 9:45-10:45 am Sunday Mornings in the Media Center!

The topic for this summer is “Our Community in 2017: What’s Happening in Evansville?”. Join us for this informational series to learn more about the exciting new projects planned for Evansville and to hear speakers discuss some of the less positive aspects, such as drugs and gangs, that must be dealt with.

June 4                      The New IU Medical School
                                 Dr. Steve Becker, Dean
                                 Catherine Zimmerman, Director of Development and Public Relations

June 11                     Deaconess Hospital: 125 Years and Going Strong
                                 Linda White, CEO

June 18                    St. Mary’s Hospital: New Name and New Partner
                                 Dan Parod, Interim President

June 25                   Downtown Master Plan
                                 Mayor Lloyd Winnecke

July 2                       Suicides, Overdoses
                                 Rick Coleman

July 9                       Drugs and Gangs in Evansville
                                 Philip Smith, Special Projects Coordinator, EPD

July 16                      Homelessness
                                 Timothy Weir, Co-Director of Commission on Homelessness

July 23                     Groups Helping Homeless
                                 United Caring Shelter: Jason Emmerson
                                 House of Bread and Peace: Sarah Wolfe
                                 Aurora: Brian Kerney

July 30                     Evansville Muesum and the Solar Eclipse on August 21
                                 Mitch Luman, Director of Science Experiences

August 6                  Haynie's Corner
                                 Kelly Coures, Director of Metropolitan Development

August 13                 Mesker Park Zoo
                                 Erik Beck, Interim Director  

August 20                Evansville’s Contribution in WW II
                                  Dr. James MacLeod, Professor of History at U. of Evansville