Dr. Rupert Cutler

Dr. Rupert Cutler

The Phoebe Needles Center in Callaway, a non-profit organization providing programs, summer camps, and facilities for the community, will be hosting an event on July 9 for its monthly Center for Lifelong Learning program for active senior citizens.

Dr. Rupert Cutler, a former professor, editor and wilderness expert will present “The Struggle for Wilderness.”

During the program, Cutler will discuss experiences stemming from his lifelong involvement in the protection of wilderness areas across the United States as assistant executive director of The Wilderness Society and as the assistant secretary for Natural Resources and Environment of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

The program begins at 10 a.m. in McCauley Hall, located at 732 Turners Creek Road in Callaway.

Guests may arrive at 9:30 a.m. for social time and coffee. Lunch will follow immediately after the program at noon.

To RSVP for this event, call the Phoebe Needles Center at 483-1518.

Reservations should be made by Friday, July 5.

The cost to attend is $18 for CLL non-members and $10 for CLL members and includes lunch.

For more information visit www.phoebeneedles.org.

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