January 2020 Breakfast Forum Schedule

January 5

What Does it Mean to be a People of Integrity?

Please join us for a small group discussion on what does it mean to be a people of awe.


January 12

A Man & His Art – Tom Repasch, presenter

A Man & His Art: The story of Dr. Albert Barnes and his Foundation.  The Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia houses one of the most valuable collections of art in the world.  Tom Repasch will highlight the story of  its benefactor and a collision of the worlds of art and politics.


January 19

The Emergency Food Landscape – Nancy Walters, presenter

The Emergency Food Landscape and the Drive for Hunger Free Communities. Nancy Walters will give an overview of the great variety of food based programs that we have in the Lehigh Valley that provide increased access for households struggling to put food on the table, an analysis of how this impacts households, and a vision of a hunger free community, based on the Easton Hunger Coalition’s work to make Easton a hunger free community by 2023.


January 26

From Obamacare to Catastrophic Care – Richard A. Mathisen, presenter

Encompassing ObamaCare, National Health Insurance, and Catastrophic Care, Richard Mathisen will present a nonpartisan overview of the national health insurance debate.  Having spent 25 years as a corporate manager in the health insurance industry, specializing in explaining the intricacies of insurance, he will guide us through the essentials of this controversial topic.


If you are interested in leading a discussion or for more information, please contact Steve Wiggins or anyone of our Breakfast Forum volunteers, Frank Stone, Fred Bomberger, John Kennedy and Dan Poresky.  If you would like to be added or removed from the Breakfast Forum email list, please email your request to Steve Wiggins.