General Meeting and New Member Orientation
The Seniors Outdoors! general meeting will be held at the Durango Rec Center on Jan. 11, 2022. Prior to the meeting there will be an orientation for new members beginning at 5:00 pm. New members who have joined in the last year should plan to attend. The social half-hour without refreshments will begin at 5:30 pm with the meeting and program presentation held from 6:00 to 7:00 pm. Face masks are required indoors. Any changes to these plans due to the vagaries of the Covid pandemic will be emailed and posted on this site.
Speakers: Terry Bacon & Debra Parmenter
Title: Journey to Antarctica and South Geogia Island
Presentation summary: Terry Bacon and Debra Parmenter traveled to the Southern Ocean, Antarctica and South Georgia Island in November, 2018 and saw massive glaciers, mile-long icebergs, killer whales, elephant seals, penguins by the hundreds of thousands, and seabirds with 10-foot wingspans. Long-time Durangoans and world travelers, Bacon, author and retired businessman, and Parmenter, a retired Realtor, will show a short film, still photos, and share stories.
Terry Bacon is an author and retired businessman. A 30-year resident of Durango, he is the former CEO of Lore International Institute and was named as one of the Top 100 Thinkers in Leadership in the World. He has published more than forty books. Terry has served on many nonprofit boards, including the FLC Foundation, Music in the Mountains, DAC Advisory Board, Womens Resource Center, Durango STEAM Park, and Durango PlayFest. Together with Debra Parmenter, he was awarded the Sweethearts of the Arts award by the Durango Arts Center.
Debra Parmenter is a retired realtor and resident of Durango since 1966. She is an accomplished photographer and winner of numerous awards, including the Good Neighbor Award from the National Association of Realtors, Volunteer of the Year from Durango Chamber of Commerce, Athena Award (now the Morley Ballantine Award) and Distinguished Service Award from Durango Association of Realtors. She has also served on many nonprofits, including the FLC Foundation, New Face Productions, One Hundred Club of Durango, and the Womens Resource Center. She was Realtor of the Year in 1987.
Durango Rec Center 5:30 pm
Easy and educational and fun