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Grand Forum Program Information
Grand Forum February 2014 Programs
Monday, Feb. 10 -
Morning Speaker - Steve Glass, Professor of Exercise Physiology at GVSU, "Inactivity is the New Smoking: The Risks of Sitting Around"
Afternoon Speaker - Don Kern, known as Marathon Don and author talks about his book "and the adventure continues...."
Wednesday, Feb. 12 -
Morning Speaker - GVSU Professors, Carly Hilinski-Rosick and Dr. Jackquelynn Doyon "The Inside-Out Prison Exchange Program"
Afternoon Speaker - Doug Tjapkes, President for Humanity for Prisoners "Michigan's Shameful Treatment of Prisoners"
Monday, Feb. 17 -
Morning Speaker - Carrie Roy, Director of Kent County Department of Veteran's Affairs and Simeon Switzer, Graduate Assistant, Veterans Network GVSU "The History of Veterans Benefits"
Afternoon Speaker - Jim Mitchell, Attorney/Historian "Six Frigates" book by Ian W Toll
Wednesday, Feb. 19 -
Morning Speaker - Claudia Sanchez Benitz, Exec. Director of Latin Americans United for Progress "From Monterey to Michigan" Immigration to U.S. for educational opportunities
Afternoon Speaker - Judge Sara Smolenski, 63rd District Court Judge "Humor in the Court"
Monday, Feb. 24 -
Morning Speaker - Richard Kessler, Lawyer who represents immigration clients, "Immigration Law and Reform"
Afternoon Speaker - Marc Bohland, Exec. Director of First Hand Aid and Ron Hoekman, volunteer and Grand Forum Board Member "Cuba: Reaching Forward, Caught in the Past"
Wednesday, Feb. 26 -
Morning Speaker - Bruce Goodman, Varnum Law Attorney with expertise in alternative energy issues "The Future of Energy in West Michigan"
Afternoon Speaker - Carol Hendershot, Yoga Teacher, Mindfulness Instructor "How Mindfulness Can Enrich your Life"
You must be a member to attend the Grand Forum programs. If you are interested in joining Grand Forum, contact Judy Palmer at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 331-6615.
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