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Myra Loris Speaks on Chicago History
A three-part lecture series featuring popular lecturer Myra Loris. Each lecture will feature a different time period in Chicago’s history.
Wednesday, Sept. 12: Chicago, City of Pestiferous Odors! an introduction to and overview of Chicago today and its early history, primarily before 1850.
Wednesday, Oct. 17: All Roads Lead to Chicago; the Gents Who Made It Happen, a focus on the entrepreneurs and industrial commercial giants (Armour, Field, Ward, McCormick, etc.) who made Chicago the commercial center of the WORLD in the late 1800's.
Wednesday, Nov. 14: Urban Phoenix: The Fire and The Fair, a look at the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 and the re-birth of the city as seen through the Columbian Exposition (World's Fair) of 1893.
Desert will be served at 7:00 PM and Ms. Loris will begin at 7:30 PM and speak for an hour. Tickets, $15 per lecture or $35 for the series, will be available at the door or by calling Sandy Bradbury (847-729-9365). Chapters 3, 8 and 9 of the Glenview Community Church Women’s Association, are sponsors the program. All proceeds will benefit social service agencies.
More About Glenview Community Church
The beautiful exterior of Glenview Community Church (GCC) matches the dynamic interior. GCC offers its congregants many services, such as, a monthly book club, adult education classes, career networking, nursery school, and a retail shop, among many other things. It is a nurturing and active community.