Our October 2019 Meeting:

Our October 2nd Meeting will be at the Erie Yacht Club

This month's meeting will be held at the Erie Yacht Club and begin at 6:00 pm with a social hour and dinner, followed by our program/speaker.

Our Dinner Menu:
Dinner Menu:
Mediterranean stuffed pork loin, baked zite with meatballs, golden yellow mashed potatoes, green beans, salad, rolls, and apple pie.

Our Guest Speaker:
lrene Fiala, Ph.D Associate Professor Edinboro University

"The Black Forest in Germany"

For reservations; please E-Mail the Torch Club Secretary at secretary.erietorch@gmail.com.

"The Black Forest in Germany"

Irene Fiala, Ph.D, Associate Professor Edinboro University

Dr. Fiala is an Associate Professor at Edinboro University with over 27 years of teaching experience. Besides Edinboro she has taught at John Carroll University, Baldwin Wallace College, Cleveland State University and Lorain County Community College. She has taught in the fields of Animals in Society, Criminology, Victimology, Juvenile Delinquency, Deviant Behavior, Social Psychology and special topics such as Violence in Society. Areas of expertise include animal sociology, animal sheltering, theories of crime and medicolegal death investigation. She recently begun work on Animal Culture and Society and Cultural Sociology and is now offering new coursework at the university in Animal and Human Studies. She is recognized as a board certified expert in traumatic stress/critical incidents with Fellow status and is a board certified as a law enforcement expert. She also works as a Firefighter/EMT with 25+ years experience and as a rescue/recovery scuba diver. In all her spare time Dr. Fiala engages in extensive world travel and has been to all 7 continents and over 55 countries.

Please join us on October 2nd, 2019 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 secretary.erietorch@gmail.com.