We continue to meet at the Erie Yacht Club. We will be in the lower level dining area for the next few meetings. Meetings begin at 6:00 pm with a
social hour and dinner, followed by our program/speaker.
Our Dinner Menu:
Our dinner will be Bayside Salad w/cranberries, feta cheese & walnuts -or- Butternut Squash Bisque; Vegetable Stuffed Sole with Rosemary Orange Sauce -or- Beef Roulades with Burgundy Demi-Glace, Herb Roasted Red Potatoes, Fresh Vegetable Medley, Cherry Cobbler, rolls, tea and coffee.
Our Guest Speaker:
Mark Squeglia, BA History, Gannon
Mark is an Erie native, He has spent the majority of his career working in the areas of information technology and marketing for Hammermill Paper, Erie Insurance and General Electric. Squeglia is the board vice president of the Hagen History Center board of directors, and he has been involved in governance, advancement, planning, facilities, and executive committees. He stepped in as the interim executive director between December and June 2022 while taking a leave of absence from the board. Squeglia has a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Gannon College and has been involved in the Hagen History Center's speaker series for several years. He is also a frequent lecturer for the Jefferson Education Society of Erie on historical topics, specializing in military history, specifically World War II. He is also a board member of Torch International's Erie chapter and a member of the Perry 200 Commission.
For reservations; please E-Mail the Torch Club Secretary at email@example.com.
Mark will present an educational video that focuses on the most recent ethnic groups who have emigrated to Erie. . PLEASE NOTE MEETING DATE - Due to scheduling conflicts we will meet Oct. 18th, the 3rd Wednesday in October.