Our November 2019 Meeting:


Due to scheduling conflicts with the Jefferson Global Summit Our November Meeting has been moved to Tuesday November the 5th. It 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:
Sole with butter sauce, chicken kiev, stuffed portabella mushroom, brocolli and cauliflower, roasted red potatoes, salad, rolls, and new york cheese cake.

Our Guest Speaker:
Melinda Meyer, B.A., MBA, Program Director Erie Arts and Culture

"History of the Womens Club of Erie and the Women Behind It"

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

"History of the Womens Club of Erie and the Women Behind It"

Melinda Myer, B.A. History, MBA, Program Director Erie Arts and Culture

Melinda is the Program Director for Erie Arts & Culture and an adjunct faculty member of the History Department at Mercyhurst University. Ms. Meyer has a B.A. in History from Penn State Erie, The Behrend College and a Master of Business Administration from Gannon University. She has worked with and served the heritage and arts communities of Northwestern Pennsylvania for nearly 20 years. She is experienced as an historian, educator, project consultant, grant writer and nonprofit administrator.

As a public historian, Ms. Meyer speaks frequently on the history of Erie County and consistently pursues avenues to share local history with all audiences. She has experience developing public programming and walking and driving tours, collecting oral histories, designing and installing exhibitions and wayside interpretive signage, publishing, and coordinating special events like festivals and symposiums. Ms. Meyer has also taught museum studies and historic preservation undergraduate courses

Please join us on Tuesday November 5th, 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.