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Brown Bag Lunch Conversations featuring Mark Schwiebert

09/21/2017 11:30 AM

@ Midwest Writing Center
225 E 2nd St, Ste 303

Brown Bag Lunch Conversations featuring Mark Schwiebert

Brown Bag Lunch Discussion featuring Mark Schwiebert
September 21st, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at MWC

Back by popular demand!

Brown Bag Lunch Discussions are hour-long sessions featuring local personalities and prominent figures from the artistic, cultural, historical, educational, and media sectors to present a range of topics that audiences can both enjoy and engage in, via question and answer sessions that will follow each presentation. Our first event of the fall will feature former Mayor of Rock Island Mark Schwiebert. Free and open to everyone.

Bio for Mark Schwiebert:

Mark Schwiebert is an attorney who has practiced law in the Quad Cities for over 40 years. In 2013, he published a book of poetry entitled Pilgrim Footsteps; and in 2016, a murder mystery entitled The Template: A Parable of the Environment, focusing on the growing problem of climate change. He is also a frequent contributing columnist to the Argus-Dispatch newspaper. From 1989 - 2009 he served as Mayor of Rock Island, Illinois; and currently serves on a number of regional boards, including Augustana College, Figge Art Museum, and Trinity Regional Health Systems/Unity Point. In addition to writing, he also enjoys hiking as well as watercolor and oil painting.

This event is made possible thanks to the generous support of the Regional Development Authority and the Illinois Arts Council Agency.

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Categories: Arts & Entertainment, Non-Profit Organization, Writing Service

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