Sept. 5 "The University of the Future" - Joseph Tranquillo, Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Bucknell University, will discuss the challenges facing universities in the digital age with increasing costs and how they may evolve in the future.
Sept. 12 "The Criminalization of Politics from Nixon to Today" - Geoff Shepard, former White House Fellow and member of President Nixon's White House staff, will compare his experience with what is happening today. He will reveal some surprising facts about judicial and prosecutorial abuses that occured during the Watergate trials.
Sept. 19 "An Increasingly Warming World" - Old Guard Member, Phil Eisner, will present implications of humankind in an increasingly warming world and the scarcity of the earth's resources.
Sept 26 "Newark through the Ages" - Liz Del Tufo, President of The Newark Preservation and Landmark Committee, will speak on using existing buildings and monuments in Newark to describe the city's unique history from its beginnings in the 1600's to today. This talk was developed in celebration of Newark's 350th anniversary last year.
October Birthdays – John Baxter
Oct. 3 "Trends in Power Generation and Distribution" – Thomas G. Laughlin, Executive Director of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), will address how power generation and energy distribution are going through radical changes.
Oct. 9 (Mon.) 'Ladies Day' – Grand Summit Hotel, Summit. For details open the Events/Trips page or click below.
Oct. 17 "The Seeing Eye" – Don McGowan and Kathy Murray (and Seeing Eye dog, Mac), volunteers at the Seeing Eye, will explain the work of the Seeing Eye from several perspectives: ways blindness manifests itself, how the Seeing Eye breeds, raises, and trains dogs, how people and dogs are matched together, and life as a blind person.
Oct. 24 "North Sea to Irish Sea: Britain’s 'C to C' Hike in Reverse" – Vaclav E. Benes, PhD., formally of Bell Laboratories, and a companion walked about 200 miles across North Yorkshire and Cumbria from east to west carrying all they needed in small packs.
Oct. 31 "Your Digital Legacy-Digital Estate Planning" – Steve Erikson, CFP, President Emeritus of Hallmark Capital Management, will discuss the 21st century issue of including people’s digital lives in estate planning.
November Birthdays – John Baxter
Technology User Group (TUG) Discussions for all users at all levels in the Council Chamber, 11:45 a.m. (First and fourth Tuesdays).
September 5- Current issues for group discussion.
September 26- Computers and Us: 1945, 1961, 2017 & 2035.
Timely Topics Discussion in the Council Chamber with participation encouraged from all in attendance. Usually at 11:45 a.m. on the second Tuesday.
September 12 John Luckstone will lead a discussion on: Where is the great promised agenda and where are we as a country after about 200 days?
Trips Scheduled (Old Guard Members and Their Guests Only)
Trips to be announced.
Walkers If weather is “iffy”, call Doug Garno, (908) 464-2139, (908) 917-3837 (cell); or Ellwood Jacoby, (908) 692-1481 (cell). Interested members with or without spouse/friend meet at 10:30 a.m. Walks are about one hour. Lunch is optional.
Walks to be announced.
Annual BBQ-PicnicThe Old Guard's Annual BBQ-Picnic is now scheduled for Tuesday, September 12.
For details open the Events/Trips page or click below.