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Winchester Academy announces summer series

Programs feature Berlin airlift, criminal prosecution, organ transplants

Winchester Academy will present six programs as part of its 2024 Summer Seriess.

Programs are held at 6:30 p.m. Mondays at the Waupaca Area Public Library. They are free and open to the public.

June 10 – “Transplants, Organ, Tissue and Eye Donations—The Ripple Effect,” Erin Halpin and Joy Reichenbach, RNs in the Organ Procurement Organization at UW-Madison.

June 17 – “The History of Bjorklunden Vid Sjon: A Door County Retreat,” Thomas McKenzie, director of Lawrence University’s north campus and retreat center in Bailey’s Harbor.

June 24 – “To Save a City: The Berlin Airlift,” Christopher Kolakowski, director of the Wisconsin Veterans Museum in Madison.

July 15 – “Histories of Mexican Wisconsin,” Sergio M. Gonzalez, assistant professor of Latin Studies at Marquette University.

July 22 – “The Prosecutor’s Art,” Charlie Schudson, adjunct professor of law at Marquette University and UW-Madison.

July 29 – “Music and the Human Spirit,” Dan Cavanagh, director of the Mead Witter School of Music at UW-Madison.

In addition, on Aug. 5, Winchester Academy will host a Community Read book discussion of “Where the Deer and the Antelope Play” by Nick Offerman, in collaboration with the Waupaca Area Public Library.

Winchester Academy is a nonprofit Waupaca organization administered by a volunteer board of trustees. It brings engaging, informative and educational programs to the community, recognizing that the love of learning continues throughout life and outside of school walls.

There are no dues, tuition or membership fees. For more information about Winchester Academy, visit winchesterwaupaca.org, follow on Facebook, or contact Executive Director Ann Buerger Linden at 715-258-2927 or [email protected].

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