Archive - January 16, 2016

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Upcoming Events for the Gearan Arts Center on HWS Campus
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Dave Roberts (Liberia PCV) Hiking Through Retirement

Upcoming Events for the Gearan Arts Center on HWS Campus

On Saturday, January 23, guests will gather at the Gearan Center for a ribbon-cutting ceremony as well as dozens of dedications celebrating donors at their namesake spaces within the building. An open house for members of the greater Geneva community will be held a week later on Saturday, January. 30. EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED.

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Dave Roberts (Liberia PCV) Hiking Through Retirement

The NYTIMES headline in the Business Section of Saturday, January 16, 2016, got my attention. “Goodbye, Golf Clubs. Hello, Hiking Boots and Kayak.” What? That would upset a hacker like me. And the first two paragraph read: They call him “Elusive,” at least on the hiking trails. And that’s pretty much where Dave Roberts spends his time these days, crisscrossing the country by foot, bike, even by kayak.” Mr. Roberts, a retired teacher and software engineer, is on a mission to navigate the United States powered only by his two legs and two arms. Hotels and lodges are out of the question; he camps out aat night and lugs 25 pounds of equipment –including his tent, sleeping bag and food–on his back. The article is focused on what people are doing in retirement, and Roberts is the first one profiled. He had first been a PCV in Liberia in the . . .

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