Thursday, October 25, 2007

Polar Explorer Will Steger to speak in Rochester on Nov. 4

Will Steger, a well-known explorer that has traveled tens of thousands of miles by kayak and dogsled over 40 years, leading teams on some of the most significant polar expeditions in history, is coming to Rochester on Nov. 4 at 7 p.m. at the Presentation Hall in the Mayo Civic Center.

Rochester Public Utilities (RPU), in conjunction with the City of Rochester, is hosting the event. Policy Director for Fresh Energy, J. Drake Hamilton is also scheduled to speak along with RPU Director of Field Services Joe Hensel. Steger is also a formidable voice calling for understanding and the preservation of the Arctic, and the Earth.

Exhibits showing how local organizations are working to slow global warming will be open at 6 p.m. They will reopen during the reception immediately following the event.

This event is free and open to the public. Seating is limited. For more information, visit

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