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Theme: Economy

This event occurred on
September 17, 2011
7:00pm - 9:00pm CDT
(UTC -5hrs)
Wausau, Wisconsin
United States

Three speakers will examine the word "economy" as it relates to their personal and professional lives.

September 17, 2011
NTC Auditorium

Johan Rockstrom: Let the environment guide our development

Tammy Stezenski
Tammy is both a journalist and a small business owner.  In 1993, She co-founded Wausau's first alternative weekly newspaper, The City Pages, which she also edits.  Tammy, along with her husband, Brian, renovated their 100+ year old home, where they reside with their two sons, aged 5 and 8.

Coffee and cookies will be served near the auditorium entrance.  Enjoy!

Eric Whitacre: A virtual choir, 2000 voices strong

Dr. Christine McCarthy
Chris McCarthy practices veterinary medicine near Merrill, Wisconsin.  During the course of her career she has founded 3 businesses: Countryside Animal Hospital, Emergency Vets of Central Wisconsin, and Rockwood Hospital for Pets.  She is Board President of Bell Tower Residence, an assisted living facility run by the Holy Cross Sisters in Merrill. She is actively involved with the Wisconsin Missionaries of the Poor Support Team and Prayer Group, and makes regular trips to Jamaica to work with the Missionaries of the Poor in impoverished areas of the island.

James DeBroux
James (Jim) DeBroux is a retired principal from Mosinee High School. He was
a serving principal until the summer of 2009. At that time he suffered a
catastrophic fall. The fall left him as a paraplegic. After a long hospital
stay he returned to Mosinee where he currently resides with his wife of 44
years, Mary Kay. In 2000 he was named Principal of the Year for the state of
Wisconsin. He was honored in Washington DC for this accomplishment. His
final accomplishment as principal was the introduction of Chinese to the
curriculum at Mosinee High School.

Northcentral Technical College Auditorium
Center For Health Sciences, Room 1004
1000 Campus Dr.
Wausau, Wisconsin, 54401
United States
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Organizing team


  • Jeff Rice
    Multimedia Director