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Good Morning Howard with Dick (Getting to the Arctic and Antarctica for FREE), 9:00AM

Monday, April 12, 2021, 9:00 AM until 10:00 AM
Virtual using zoom
Additional Info:
Jane P Shaw
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
Please invite your friends and neighbors to join this new program.
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Your hosts: Dick Voelker

Today's topic: Getting to Antarctica and the Arctic for FREE

Dick Voelker will describe how he lead 15 Arctic and Antarctic
research expeditions from 1975-85. These “adventures” as he calls them,
were sponsored by many organizations including US Department of
Transportation [Maritime Administration], 13 petroleum companies, the
National Science Foundation, US Coast Guard,, State of Alaska,
universities and others. During these expeditions, aboard US Coast Guard
icebreakers, he directed operations to define environmental conditions,
measured ice loads on the hull and propulsion machinery and gauged the
performance of icebreaking operations. Of interest to TVIH are the
significant variations in ice conditions, wildlife and modes of transportation
in each of the polar regions. It was most “cool” to get paid to have the
adventures of a life time.
The below picture shows Dick standing next to five foot thick level ice. Ice
grows to six feet in thickness in undisturbed bays and inlets during the
winter in both the Arctic and Antarctica.



Come to join us for our new “Good Morning, Howard!”  zoom group.  We will be following the new schedule as listed below:

Monday & Wednesday at 9:00 AM

Our goal is to provide Howard County residents an opportunity to come together in a relaxed atmosphere, to meet with others, and to participate in the discussion/activities of Health and Wellness. Our content may include using technology to connect with family and friends, gardening, exercise, music, movies, jokes, popular websites, and healthy diet.

Participation is easy because driving is not required. This social program is for TVIH members and older adults from Howard County. This program was popular in August and is continuing in September.

Volunteers (TVIH members) will take turns to serve as the hosts of the GMH zoom meetings. The hosts will greet the participants, make introductions, and give the feedback/suggestions back to the membership committee.

Most people will join by using their computer, tablet or smartphone. To join, you need a zoom meeting link. The link will be emailed to you after you register. 

To Join Zoom Meeting by using a smartphone, dial 1-929-205-6099. You will be prompted to enter the meeting ID and the password.  If you are prompted to enter a personal ID, simply press the # sign.

The person using a phone can hear everyone and can talk.  He/she cannot be seen on other people’s screens.

Zoom link will be provided upon registration. 



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