Charles Marohn Jr. is the founder and president of Strong Towns, a nonprofit that advocates for cities of all sizes to be “safe, livable and inviting.” He will be the guest presenter at a Lakes Area Unlimited Learning event on Nov. 14 at Crosby-Ironton High School.
Lakes Area Unlimited Learning promotes the intellectual stimulation of older adults. Its philosophy is “learning without limits,” and it lives that philosophy by offering monthly programs and field trips that are "stimulating, interesting and relevant."
“My Ascension” chronicles the story of 16-year-old Louisiana native Emma Benoit, who was paralyzed by a suicide attempt. The experience propelled her on a mission to use her painful experience to help others find hope and stay alive.
Natalie Warren and Ann Raiho were the first women to paddle the 2,000 mile journey from Minneapolis to the Hudson Bay, following the route featured in Eric Sevareid’s 1935 classic, “Canoeing with the Cree.”