Mark Squeglia, B.A. Information Technology,
General Electric Co., Erie Pennsylvania

Our November 2016 Meeting:
Meetings are held at the Erie Yacht Club in Erie PA and begin at 6:00 pm with a social hour and dinner, followed by our program/speaker. Enter from West 6th Street on Kahkwa Blvd, North to Virginia Ave, and turn right on Virginia Ave to the Yacht Club. Tell the attendant you are with the Torch Club.

Our Dinner Menu:
Dinner Menu: We will have a two Entrée Buffet, sliced turkey/stuffing and gravy, baked haddock, mashed potatoes, green beans, and pumpkin pie.

Our Guest Speaker:
Mark Squeglia, B.A., Information Technology, General Electric Co., Erie, Pennsylvania

His topic will be "D-Day and the 1944 Normandy Allied invasion"

For reservations; please E-Mail the Torch Club Secretary at

"D-Day and the 1944 Normandy Allied invasion"

Our presenter for this evening is Mark Squeglia, a graduate of Gannon College in 1979 with a BA in History, Mark has worked for Hammermill Paper Company, Erie Insurance, Presque Isle Insurance and currently General Electric in the field of Information Technology.

His topic will be “D-Day and the 1944 Normandy Allied invasion”

Mark was a member of the Perry 200 Commission and has been a frequent lecturer at the Jefferson Society since 2010.

While Mark's interest is in all periods of History, his main focus and specialty is on Military History, specifically World War II History.

Mark Squeglia has been a lifelong resident of Erie, PA. Mark is married to Lynn (Simonellli) and they have 3 sons, Paul, Christopher and Anthony.

Please join us on November 2, 2016 at 6:00 pm, for our pre-dinner cocktail and chat time and remember to bring your friends and acquaintances. Reservations are required.

Please remember to make your reservation at