Speaker Lineup 2018-19
Dr. Elliot Engel
Thur., September 20
Think we speak the finest language on the planet? Dr. Elliot Engel will provide some real chuckles with his lecture on "Our Slippery Mother Tongue: A Light History of the English Language."
Thur., October 18
He's performed on every continent but Antarctica (!) and now we get to enjoy Frederick Moyer's unique classical piano style right here at home.
Thur., November 15
We promise you'll do a doubletake, sure Teddy Roosevelt has risen from the dead, when Gib Young regales us with his lecture on "Fun in the White House with the Roosevelts."
Dr. Jodi Magness
Wed., January 16
They've constituted one of the greatest curiosities of our time, and Dr. Jodi Magness will provide remarkable insights in her lecture on "The Archeology of Qumran and the Dead Sea Scrolls."
Dr. Daniel Cobb
Thur., February 21
Think the American Revolution was just about the Brits vs. upstart Colonists? The war will take on new meaning when Dr. Cobb tells how it affected local Native American tribes like the Catawbas in "Independence Won & Lost: The American Revolution in Country."
Thur., March 21
Cybersecurity couldn't be a timelier topic and Dan
Swartwood will enlighten us on the challenges the government, corporations, and private individuals face in this fast-paced world of technology.
Dr. Christopher Jones
Thur., April 11
Intrigued by the idea of going into space? Private companies are already looking into it! Dr. Christopher Jones will give us a reality check in his lecture "It's More Than Rocket Science: The Challenges of Spaceflight and Their Extraordinary Solution."
Annual Membership Dues: $50/single $90/couple
(One-time waiver for new attendees!)
Dinner fee: $32/pp
Location: Country Club of Salisbury
Time: 6:30 cocktails, 7:00 dinner, 8:00 presentation
To join or learn more, visit:
For dinner reservations, contact President Gerry Wood:
Mail: 414 Jake Alexander Blvd. S., Salisbury, NC 28147