The chapter continued to broaden its members' world knowledge by conducting 4 events, one of which was "out of this world".
We also participated in Detroit's annual Summer Safari as well as the Headquarters-sponsored Danube River cruise.
1990 saw the addition of 7 new members; William Gimbel Jr., Elizabeth Jahncke (from New York City), Sibyl W. Johnston,
Beverly & Dick Jones, Donald M. Parrish, Jr. and Elena Phillips.
The chapter ended the year with 51 active members.
Karl T. Baughman, President
Joan M. Gibbons, Secretary
Marshall C. Finkelman, Treasurer
John O. Foy, Vice-President-First
Karen B. Bay, Vice-President-Programs
Benjamin J. Gingiss, Past-President
April 5th - "Apollo 8 & 13" by Captain James D. Lovell
at the Adventurers Club of Chicago
June 28th - "Conquest of Mt. Everest" by Dr. Geoffrey Tabin
at the Adventurers Club of Chicago
September 27th - "Spain Today with a View Towards '92" by George L. Speros
at the Baughman Residence of Lake Forest
November 20th - "Nothing Venture, Nothing Won" by Sir Edmund Hillary
at Northwestern University of Evanston
December 18th - "Annual Holiday Party"
at the Glenview Country Club of Golf
Details from the April 5th event at the Adventurer's Club of Chicago: Captain James A. Lovell, Jr. (ret.) thrilled the audience with his recollections of being the 1st Gemini pilot
to rendezvous with another spacecraft, pilot Apollo 8 to the moon (another 1st) & command a badly damaged Apollo 13 to the moon & back.
On the left, Co-host presidents Karl Baughman (Circumnavigators) & Eugene Witz (Adventurers).
On the right, James D. Lovell presents the local chapter with a signed "Earth Rise" photo that passes to each new chapter president.
On the left, the actual "Earth Rise" signed photo.
On the right, Don Parrish requested an autograph on his new membership certificate. Lovell smiled as he wrote this
challenge "You have 421 times to go" to catch up to his circumnavigation total. This challenge inspired Don in 2011 to make 100 circumnavigations
around the South Pole on its 100 anniversary, documented in a Log article.
Details from the June 28th event at the Adventurer's Club of Chicago:
The Himalayas are the most beautiful & deadly mountains in the world.
Dr. Geoffrey Tabin described why he choose to climb Mt. Everest & how his team finally made it to the top.
He also described the Nepalese region & its culture.
On the left, Dr. Tabin outlines his route.
On the right, co-hosts Karl Baughman & Jim Erskine meet with Karen Bay, HQ's Pat Collins & Joan Gibbons.
Details from the Danube River Cruise & Detroit Chapter Summer safari:
On the left, the Baughmans represented our chapter at the annual Detroit Summer Safari.
On the right they are in Budapest, a stop on the club-sponsored Danube River cruise (Passau to Budapest & back).
Details from the September 27th event at the Baughman Residence of Lake Forest:
Professor George Speros of Lake Forest College
educated our chapter on the details of Spanish culture as well
outline what Spain is doing today in advance on the 1992 Olympics.
On the left, Karl Baughman welcomes new member Sibyl
Johnston. On the right, Jack Foy welcomes the Michigan
Details from the November 20th at the Northwestern Evanston Campus:
Chapter members Dick & Jean Damisch attended an NU Alumni event where former Magellan Award Recipient
Sir Edmund Hillary spoke on his Mt Everest climb. Pictured on the left, he personally signs his book on the subject after the talk.
Details from the December 18th event at the Glenview Country Club of Golf:
New members Beverly & Dick Joutras sponsored the party at the beautiful Glen View Club.
Unfortunately Karl Baughman's new camera had technical difficulties so no images are available at this time.