Wichita Pachyderm Club speakers scheduled


The Wichita Pachyderm Club has announced its list of speakers for the next month or so. The speakers include political candidates, government officials, and businessmen.

Everyone is welcome to attend Wichita Pachyderm Club meetings. The meetings are Fridays at noon, although it is best to arrive perhaps 15 minutes early to get your lunch from the buffet before the program starts. The location is the Wichita Petroleum Club, on the ninth floor of the Bank of America Building at 100 N. Broadway (north side of Douglas between Topeka and Broadway) in Wichita (click for a map and directions).

The program costs $10, which includes a delicious buffet lunch including salad, soup, two main dishes, and ice tea and coffee.

Here are the speakers for the near future.

Doug Kupper
Friday May 28. Kupper is Director of Parks and Recreation for the City of Wichita.

Elizabeth “Libby” Ensley
Friday June 4. Ensley is a candidate for the Republican party nomination for Kansas Secretary of State.

Mike Smith
Friday June 11. Smith is President of WeatherData, a company that provides weather-related services to business. His topic will be “An Atmospheric Scientist Looks at Global Warming.”

Vicki Pratt Gerbino
Friday June 18. Gerbino is President of the Greater Wichita Economic Development Coalition, which works for economic development in Wichita and the surrounding area.

Sandy Praeger
Friday June 25. Praeger is the Kansas Insurance Commissioner and a candidate for re-election to that office.

Colby Sandlian
Friday July 2. Sandlian has been involved in commercial real estate since 1951.

Walt Chappell
Friday July 9. Chappell is a member of the Kansas State Board of Education. His district covers Wichita and the immediately surrounding area.


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