July 10 – Welcome to the World of Fine Tea: Diane Eddy
Shrouded in the mist before recorded history began, humans discovered tea leaves growing in the rugged mountain jungles of the southern edge of China’s Yunnan Province… thus begins the story of tea. Come along with Diane Eddy, a Master Tea Expert, owner of the Global Tea Mart in Chandler, and learn about the history and culture of tea, where it grows, its health benefits and its vast array of tastes.
July 17 – A Tsunami is not for Bathing! Tony Contrabasso
When a large undersea earthquake occurs at the joint of tectonic plates, a tsunami will form! Thus begins a series of ocean waves that sends surges of water rising to 100 feet high, moving at 500 miles an hour and traveling thousands of miles in the ocean. Join Tony Contrabasso for a lively presentation on how this phenomenon of nature happens, where they usually occur and the devastation they can leave behind.
July 24 – Honoring our Veterans: Honor Flight with Dick Vogel
The mission of Honor Flight Arizona is to pay homage to our WWII and Korean veterans by sending them to the memorials in Washington, DC, so they may honor and remember their fallen comrades. From Arlington Cemetery to the Vietnam Memorial, Dick will share his story of the enormous cost that our heroes paid for our freedom.
July 31 – Unsung Heroes: The Story of America’s Female Patriots with Lt. Col. Maggie De Sante (Ret)
At the heart of Unsung Heroes are the powerful first-hand accounts of women who have answered the call and stand proud in their commitment to the patriotic ideals of the United States. Maggie De Sante is an amazing woman, and her life reads like a great novel, but this one is all true!