Photos of 2007 Events

This page is the historical archive of the 6 events sponsored by the Chicago Chapter of the Circumnavigators Club in 2007.

It has copies of the invitations to the events and 24 photos taken at the events.


Click on the thumbnails for the paper invitations. Click on underlined locations for a MapQuest map.

  • Invitation Feb 2007 February 8, 2007
    "Drawn East: A Comparative Study of
    Political Cartoons from Around the World"

    by Alex Robins
    at Loyola Academy
    6:00 - 7:00pm -- Open Bar
    7:00 - 8:00pm -- Dinner in the Faculty Lounge
    8:00pm -- Program

  • Invitation April 2007 April 26, 2007
    "Siberia and Mongolia on Your Own"
    by Lois Kahan
    at St. Ignatius

    6:00 - 7:00pm -- Cocktails on the 4th Floor, Grand Gallery
    7:00 - 8:00pm -- Dinner on the 4th Floor Brunswick Room
    8:00pm -- Program

  • Invitation April 2007June 5, 2007
    "The Art of Cross Cultural Communication"
    by Beth Urech of www.speakingunlimited.com
    at Northbrook Hilton

    6:00 - 7:00pm -- Cash Bar
    7:00 - 8:00pm -- Dinner
    8:00pm -- Program

  • Invitation April 2007July 27, 2007
    "Foundation Fundraiser"
    at the Home of Eleanor Briggs

    12:30 -- Start of Luncheon

  • Invitation September 2007September 11, 2007
    "Visit to Hot Spots: Iraq, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan & Kashmir"
    by Don Parrish
    at Chicago Yacht Club

    6:00 - 7:00pm -- Cash Bar
    7:00 - 8:00pm -- Dinner
    8:00pm -- Program

  • Invitation December 2007December 6, 2007
    "Holiday Party"
    at the Home of Lucinda & Richard Kasperson

    6:00 - 7:00pm -- Cocktails
    7:00 - 8:00pm -- Dinner


Photos from the February 8, 2007 event on "Alex Robins Circumnavigation" held at Loyala Academy:

Foundation Scholars Chris Jim Carol Bill On the left, Foundation Scholars Sarah Graber, Alex Robins and Chris Ahern compare notes on their research. On the right, this year's Foundation Scholar Chris Ahern shows his itinerary to President Jim Arimond, VP Carol Narup and Bill Narup.
Gunnars Karen Joyce On the left, Dr. and Mrs. Rolf Gunnar take a break from the social hour to pose for the camera. On the right, International Board of Governors member Karen Schleuter and Joyce Curtis enjoy a good conversation in the comfortable ambience of Loyola Academy.

Photos from the April 26, 2007 event on "Siberia and Mongolia on Your Own" held at St. Ignatius:

Lois Kahan Chris Carol On the left, President Jim Arimond with our speaker Lois Kahan after her fascinating talk. On the right, VP - Foundation Carol Narup introduces this year's Foundation Scholar Chris Ahern. Learn more about Chris' topic and follow his dispatches on his page.
Peyton Bruce Peggy Eleanor Ray Karen Jan On the left, Peyton & Bruce Bendix, guests of Peggy Simonsen pose for the camera. On the right, Eleanor Briggs, the number one supporter of our Foundation Scholars, with Ray & International Board Member Karen Schleuter and Jan Meyers, who is on the chapter's Board.

Photos from the June 5, 2007 event on "Cross Cultural Communication" at the Northbrook Hilton

Beth Urech Don Parrish On the left, VP - Programs Bob Bilhorn with our insightful speaker Beth Urech. Circumnavigators bought many copies of her book "Speaking Globally" after her fun and educational talk. On the right, Webmaster Don Parrish chats with Jean & Richard Merczak.
Barb Franch Eleanor Ray Karen Jan On the left, Secretary Barb Franch enjoys a conversation with Peyton Bendix, and Richard Hooven guests of Peggy Simonsen. On the right, Bill Narup, Eleanor Briggs, and Dick Damisch, as long time members of our chapter, gladly pose for the camera.

Photos from the July 27, 2007 "Foundation Fundraiser" at the home of Eleanor Briggs

Chris Hayden Eleanor Briggs On the left, key figures in the partnership for Foundation Scholars: Christopher Hayden of Northwestern, Carol Narup, and Jim Arimond of our chapter. On the right, our hostess Eleanor Briggs enjoys a glass of wine with Peggy Simonsen and Wendy Davis.
Dave Gotaas Dick Damisch On the left, circumnavigators Dave Gotaas and Cody Sweet pose for the camera. On the right, a typical snapshot of activities where Adel Zunas, Olin Sethness, Dick Damisch, and Carole Nolan are shown.

Photos from the September 11, 2007 event on "Visit to Five Islamic Hot Spots" at the Chicago Yacht Club

Don Parrish Jane LePeuw On the left, our speaker and Webmaster Don Parrish flanked by Foundation Scholars Alex Robins and Chris Ahren. Don presented an amazing 532 photos during his 70 minute presentation. On the right, guest Jane LePeuw with VP - Foundation Carol Narup.
Richard Hooven Dorothy Meyers On the left, guest Richard Hooven converses with Wendy Davis, and Carol Narup. We had a large crowd of attendees. On the right, Bill Narup, Carol Narup, and Dorothy Meyers, enjoy the magnificient lakefront view.

Photos from the December 6, 2007 "Holiday Party" at the home of Lucinda and Dick Kasperson

Kaspersons Heidi Bohn On the left, our gracious party hosts Lucinda & Dick Kasperson pause briefly for the camera. It was a snowy evening. On the right, our chapter President Jim Arimond presents a certificate to our newest member, Heidi Bohn.
Grubers Alice Silva On the left, guests Frank & Linda Gruber enjoy a conversation with Carol Narup. On the right, high school senior Alice Silva, poses for the camera. She is an exchange student from Brazil.