Daytime Speakers

Speaker presentations will be at Next with seating dictated by room size for social distancing. A few speakers will still be held on Zoom, indicated in the topic description.

  • Conversations with Birmingham Police Chief Mark Clemence

    Thursday, December 1, 2022 | 1:00-2:00pm

    Police Chief Mark Clemence has served Birmingham for over 26 years and will retire in December at the end of the year. Please join us for this special wrap up as he refl ects back on his career in Birmingham, discusses current concerns and offers a look into the future. Let’s also thank Chief Clemence for his exemplary service, and send him off with a small celebration and special treats!

  • Reduce, Reuse & Recycle!

    Tuesday, December 6, 2022 | 2:00-3:00pm

    We all know recycling is the right thing to do but knowing what materials to recycle can oftentimes be puzzling. Learn the skill of proper recycling and have your most intriguing recycling questions answered by environmental educator, Sarah Archer. Archer's fi rm, Iris Waste Diversion Specialists, is under contract to SOCRRA to educate residents about how to properly recycle and reduce waste.

  • History of Detroit: Sports History

    Wednesday, December 7, 2022 | 11:00-12:00pm

    Detroit Sports History I: Detroit Tigers, Tiger Stadium & Negro Leagues

    Mr. Sullivan will examine the fascinating history of the Detroit Tigers, historic Tiger Stadium and the Negro Leagues in Detroit. With vintage photos of Tiger Stadium unique to this lecture and you will not see them anywhere else.

    Generously sponsored by Waltonwood Royal Oak.