A place where ideas come to life and views can be exchanged – The Scarrow Friday Forum meets each Friday during Bay View’s summer program. A different speaker each week provides a 45-minute lecture presentation followed by audience participation with questions and comments. The speakers are experts in their field and cover topics pertaining to current issues or societal trends affecting our national and/or global communities.
June 25 – Topic TBA Dr. Scott LaDeur, Professor of Political Science at North Central Michigan College
July 2 – The Press and the First Amendment (Full title TBA) Kendall P. Stanley, Retired editor, Petoskey News Review
July 9 – The Great Lakes: Defining Our Region and Our Way of Life Jill Ryan, Executive Director of Freshwater Future
July 23 – Why Are You Bullying Me? Life Stories and Research Message Mary Gray McPhail, PhD, Taos Behavioral Health Board Chair and Leadership Consultant
July 30 – What If the Next Biomedical Breakthrough Isn’t On Planet Earth? Kris Kimel, Co-Founder and Chairman of Space Tango
August 6 – Demographic Changes in Northern Michigan Eric A. Guthrie, PhD, State Demographer, Michigan Bureau of Labor Market Information & Strategic Initiatives, Department of Technology, Management & Budget
August 13 – Northern Removal of Tribal Communities in the 1800’s Eric Hemenway, Director of Archives and Repatriation, Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa