Houston: Dinner and Program

The English-Speaking Union of the United States Houston Branch invites LSE alumni and friends to a talk on: “The British Defeat of the Spanish Armada, 1588, Prelude to Imperial Expansion”

 
 
THE HOUSTON BRANCH
of
THE ENGLISH-SPEAKING UNION of the UNITED STATES

Date:  Thursday, September 27, 2012


What:  Dinner and Program:  “The British Defeat of the Spanish Armada, 1588, Prelude to Imperial Expansion” by Anthony Reso, Ph.D.  Just how important was the defeat of the Spanish Armada?  At a meeting of the Houston Branch of the English-Speaking Union to be held at the Briar Club on September 27, 2012, Dr. Anthony Reso will propose that the British Defeat of the Spanish Armada, the major naval battle during the 20 year war between England and Spain, had a much greater impact on world history than has been previously appreciated.


Where: The Briar Club (corner Timmons and Alabama).

There will be a wine reception (cash bar) at 6:30 pm; sit-down dinner served at 7:15.  Cost $50.00.  Call 713.667.9566 or email mary.koenig@sbcglobal.net  for further information.   Reservations and checks may be sent to The English-Speaking Union, Houston P.O. Box 56292, Houston, TX 77256-6292. On line payment option is available at http://reso-armada.eventbrite.com/

About the speaker:  Dr. Reso received BA and MA Degrees in Geology from Columbia University, and earned a Ph. D in Geology at Rice University.  He is a former President of the 4000-member Houston Geological Society and author of some 30 scientific publications.  For 25 years he was a Research Geologist at Tenneco Oil Co. Dr. Reso has been associated with Peak Production Co., an institution that determines the economic value of earth resources (petroleum, mineral, agricultural) for acquisition or divestiture.   Dr. Reso is a former President of the Houston Branch of the English-Speaking Union.

 


Print and return, or book on line at http://reso-armada.eventbrite.com/.

Dinner Reservation for ___ guests at the Briar Club, Sept. 27, 2012 (RSVP by Sept 25)

Dinner cost: $50  
Names of guests:    

 

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Entree:  Beef Filet, Pecan Fig Compote, Bordelaise sauce 

Vegetarian Option (order in advance): “Green” Risotto, English Peas, Asparagus, Roasted Shitake mushrooms

 

 

This is an English-Speaking Union, Houston event.
 
 
For questions about the AFLSE Houston Chapter contact Pat Kennedy, chapter leader, at houston@aflse.org.