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First Wednesday Luncheon: The History of Building Ships and Lighthouses

  • Echo Lake Country Club 515 Springfield Avenue Westfield, NJ, 07090 United States (map)

As part of the The Westfield Historical Society’s First Wednesday Luncheon series, Professor John Rossi will be speaking on the history of building ships and lighthouses on September 6th, 2017. The event will begin at 12PM at the Echo Lake Country Club, located at 515 Springfield Avenue, Westfield.

For over 25 years at New York University, Professor Rossi has educated and inspired numerous students on subjects such as South American Studies, the Alaskan Frontier, Economics and Finance. During his tenure at New York University Professor Rossi has given many lectures and traveled extensively. Some of his adventures include travel to Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Mexico, Panama and Alaska.

Professor Rossi has published several articles for McGraw-Hill and has been a guest speaker on the popular cable program BIZTECH, where he discussed finance and responded to calls from the viewing audience. On many occasions, the cruise industry has invited Professor Rossi to present enrichment talks on many subjects including Alaska Frontier, the Mayan Civilization and the Panama Canal. He presents a friendly milieu where participants feel comfortable asking questions and sharing experience. He also volunteers his time teaching basic computer skills to Senior Citizens at Senior Net.

Those wishing to attend the luncheon may make a reservation by calling Mary at 908-233-2930, by noon Monday, September 4th, 2017. The luncheon fee of $35 (WHS members) or $40 (non-members) includes a three-course meal, coffee/tea, and gratuity. The luncheon fee may be paid at the door. Westfield Historical Society memberships will also be available at the luncheon.

Echo Lake Country Club is at 515 Springfield Ave, Westfield, NJ. For Echo Lake County Club dress code information, visit: