Ira Flatow to deliver Saward Lecture
Science correspondent and award-winning TV journalist Ira Flatow will be the guest speaker at the 2015 Saward Lecture to be held 7:30-9 p.m. Oct. 6 at The Newmark Theatre, located in Portland5 Center for the Arts, 1111 S.W. Broadway in Portland. Courtesy of Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research, tickets are free but required. Because requests can exceed the theaters capacity, attendees should request only the number of tickets you will use, and return tickets if your plans change. Request tickets online at kpchr.org/saward or call 503-335-2466. Tickets will be mailed on a first-come, first-served basis.
Through his popular Science Friday radio show on Public Radio International, Flatow brings listeners a lively, informative discussion on science, technology, health, space and the environment. He is the founder and president of the Science Friday Initiative, a nonprofit company dedicated to creating radio, TV and Internet projects that make science accessible to lay audiences.
The Saward Lecture, named for Dr. Ernest Saward, who set up the nations first health maintenance organization. Lectures feature individuals of national or international stature presenting their visions of the social mission of medicine. The series focuses on the intersection of health research, healthcare delivery and social policy.
Every year the Center for Health Research hosts the Saward Lecture as a free benefit to the community.
World Class Wines offers classes
World Class Wines will start a series of wine classes in October, led by Maxine Borcherding.
Borcherding can boast more than 23 years of experience in catering, restaurant management, and consulting to the hospitality industry. For the past 12 years, this International Sommelier Guild-certified sommelier and French wine scholar has focused on hospitality education and has been teaching professional and consumer classes.
The classes she will be teaching are Wine 101 and Wine and Food Pairings.
For information on class dates and times, call 503-974-9841 or visit worldclasswinesoregon.com. World Class Wines is located at 149 A Ave. in Lake Oswego.
Take the Farmlandia Loop this fall
The Farmlandia Farm Loop offers several opportunities to get out and experience agritourism. Brochures featuring the Loops 20 members are available at Clackamas County visitor centers, chambers of commerce, libraries and at the farm stops themselves. A loop map and descriptions of the offerings and schedules for each farm stop can be found online at farmlandiafarmloop.com. You can register for the Loops newsletter on the website also.JW_DISQUS_ADD_A_COMMENT