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Special Speaker: Bob Elliott on the Iditarod Air Force

10AM Main Event Details:
This presentation, by Bob Elliott, is about the Iditarod Air Force --a group of pilots who support “The Iditarod Sled Dog Race,” also known as “The Last Great Race.” The race is primarily supported by air (everybody and everything is flown in/out, including dogs). The Iditarod Air Force provides most of this support with 25 to 30 volunteer pilots flying their own ski-equipped aircraft. Bob Elliott is a retired engineer who has been flying for fifty years. He has flown into unimproved locations on skis in “bush” Alaska.

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We make it worth your while to get up early on Sunday morning.  =-)

Programs are presented in four broad areas relevant to Humanism:

. Human Well Being
. Science/Reason
. Secularism
. Humanities, Culture, and Morality

Sun @ HGP program details -- for this week's speaker follow this link and read the "Next Speaker" announcement on the HGP website home page, left side; for future speakers and activities, click on the "Calendar" button, upper left:

http://www.portlandhumanists.org/

Sunday Morning Schedule:

8:45  Early Bird discussion, choose topic by consensus (Garden Room)
9:45  Children join parents in East Room for simulcast
9:45  Coffee, juice and cookies (Arts and Crafts Room)
10:00 Main program, weekly speakers on topics of interest to Humanists (Keeston Room)
10:05 Humanist discussion, each week a different theme (Garden Room)
11:30 AfterThoughts: engage the speaker over light snacks (Arts and Crafts Room)
11:45 Classes, discussions, musicians, committees meet until 1:00 PM 
12:15 Lunch at nearby eatery, all are welcome!

Be sure to peruse our humanist library while you're here -- books available to lend upon HGP membership.

Find more information about the Humanists of Greater Portland by clicking on the sponsor link at the left side of the webpage, then check out the full calendar of activities on HGP's main website.

All Meetup fees are paid by our sponsor through your memberships; donations toward the work of HGP are gratefully accepted.

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  • Sue M.
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