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Date: Friday, February 23, 2018 
Cocktails at 6:00 pm, Dinner and Program at 7:30 pm 

(Cigars and fine spirits will also be available) ​​​​

Location: Colonial Golf & Tennis Club 
4901 Linglestown Rd.
Harrisburg, PA 17110

Price: $75 / person (pay here)

73rd Annual Dinner Meeting

A graduate of Michigan State University and Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, Garry Adelman is the award-winning author, co-author or editor of 20 books and 40 articles on the Civil War. He is the vice president of the Center for Civil War Photography and has been a Licensed Battlefield Guide at Gettysburg for 23 years. He has appeared on numerous productions shown on the BBC, C-Span, Pennsylvania Cable Network and on HISTORY. He works full time as Director of History and Education at the Civil War Trust.


​​Speaker: Garry E. Adelman  (Director of History and Education, Civil War Trust)

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This is the only night of the year where we come together as a medical community, in a non-academic setting, to socialize and strengthen our bond as physicians in the Central Pennsylvania Community.  Please remember, spouses are welcome as are guests.  Also, please encourage your board eligible/certified physician partners to join.

2017   John Baer - “Pennsylvania: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly” 

Philadelphia Daily News and Philadelphia Inquirer Columnist 

2016   Dennis Owens - "Live at Five" 

News Anchor (ABC 27) 

2015   Jeffrey Miller - "Security - America's Game" 

Senior VP, Chief Security Officer (NFL) 

2014   Faith T. Fitzgerald, MD - "Neuroethics" 
Professor of Medicine 

2013   Graham Hetrick - "View from the Body Bag" 

Dauphin County Coroner 

2012   William D. Phillips, PhD - "Time, Einstein, and the Coolest Stuff in the Universe" 
Nobel Prize-winning physicist 

2011   Stephen R. Reed - "Tales from the Mayor's Office - How We Got Things Done" 
Mayor of Harrisburg (former) 

2010   Jeffrey D. McCausland - “The War in Afghanistan” 

U.S. Army colonel (retired) 

2009   Mike Lee - “My Adventures as a Foreign Correspondent” 
Correspondent (ABC News) 

2008   Sheldon Munn - “The History of Harrisburg” 
Local historian 

2007   Jennet Conant - “Behind the Lines – the Scientists who Raced to Defeat the Nazis” 

2006   Frank DeFord - "An Evening with Frank DeFord" 

2005   Ellen S. Baker, M.D., M.P.H. - "Space Flight Experiences" 
NASA Astronaut (former) (Johnson Space Center) 

2004   John C. Bogle - "The Mutual Fund Industry: Salesmanship or Stewardship" 
Founder (The Vanguard Group) 

2003   Dr. Bob Arnot - "On the Front Line of Terror" 

2002   Nathaniel Philbrick - "In the Heart of the Sea" 

2001   Jeff Shaara - "The Legacy of the Killer Angels, and Our Search for Heroes" 

2000   Jean-Michel Cousteau - "Adventure and Exploration of the Undersea World"

1999   David Breashears - "Everest: Mountain Without Mercy"