Brown University’s 250th Anniversary Celebration and Rolling Thunder RI returns to WaterFire’s Salute to Veterans.
We have a great show today as we prepare for the upcoming full lighting on Saturday which is in celebration and honor of Brown University’s 250th anniversary! So as would only be fitting we have Eve F. Ornstedt Executive Director , Office of the 250th Anniversary, Brown University, Public Affairs & University Relations to tell us all about this milestone year, give us a little history of the University and talk about the celebrations taking place this year and ways that Brown is reaching out to our community.
Soldier’s Cross Memorial at the 2013 WaterFire Salute to Veterans Event, photo by John Nickerson.
Our second guest on the show is Jim “Seal” Hayman – A vietnam Vet 64-68 US Navy and Chairman of the Board. of Rolling Thunder, RI Chapter 1. Rolling Thunder will be participating again this year in the WaterFire Salute to Veterans on November 8th. We will learn about the special ceremonies that they will be performing in Memorial Park as well as learn a little bit more about just what Rolling Thunder Chapter 1 in RI does and how you might be able to participate.
Episode 18 – Broadcast October 22nd, 2014 | Featured image via Brown University.