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Meeting August 2016

Join us for dinner on
Wednesday, August 10, 2016
6:30 pm at P.G. Werth's!

P. G. Werth's

P.G. Werth's
927 West Morgan Street
Raleigh, NC 27603

Free parking behind building.
Overflow available on Ashe St and Ashe St lot.

P.G. Werth's closes to the public for our dinner.
We have the place all to ourselves!

Christopher Brook

HB2: An Up-to-the Minute Update Inside and Outside the Courtroom

Chris Brook is Legal Director of the American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina, where he oversees the organization's legal program and its work on a wide range of constitutional law issues, including LGBT rights, racial justice, and religious liberty. For his untiring efforts to benefit our Community, Chris was recognized as the recipient of the LGBT Center of Raleigh's Community Impact Award in 2015.

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Meeting July 2016

Join us for dinner on
Wednesday, July 13, 2016
6:30 pm at P.G. Werth's!

P. G. Werth's

P.G. Werth's
927 West Morgan Street
Raleigh, NC 27603

Free parking behind building.
Overflow available on Ashe St and Ashe St lot.

P.G. Werth's closes to the public for our dinner.
We have the place all to ourselves!

NCGLFF Web Graphic 2016

The North Carolina Gay and Lesbian Film Festival

The North Carolina Gay and Lesbian Film Festival (NCGLFF), the second largest gay, lesbian, and transgender film festival in the Southeast, annually presents our community with a bounty of sophisticated, quality filmmaking. The RBPN is proud to be a sponsor this year, so join us at July's monthly dinner and hear about this year's films and related events.

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Meeting June 2016

Join us for dinner on
Wednesday, June 8, 2016
6:30 pm at P.G. Werth's!

P. G. Werth's

P.G. Werth's
927 West Morgan Street
Raleigh, NC 27603

Free parking behind building.
Overflow available on Ashe St and Ashe St lot.

P.G. Werth's closes to the public for our dinner.
We have the place all to ourselves!

George Smart

Guest Speaker
George Smart

What’s North Carolina’s greatest secret? We have the third most Modernist houses in the country. Seriously. Archivist and architectural historian George Smart’s discovery of North Carolina’s large number of “livable works of art” in 2007 led him to start North Carolina Modernist houses, the largest open digital archive of Modernist residential architecture and architects in the nation.

During this exciting and visually fascinating 20-minute presentation, you’ll visually explore some of the state’s Modernist gems, many still glorious, some endangered, and some destroyed forever.

Since 2010, NCMH’s founder and Executive Director George Smart has taken Mayberry Modernism on the road to architects, preservation organizations, realtor associations, senior centers, and other fans across the state. Mayberry Modernism includes time for questions, plus George will stay afterwards to talk with us.

 

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Meeting May 2016

Join us for dinner on
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
6:30 pm at P.G. Werth's!

P. G. Werth's

P.G. Werth's
927 West Morgan Street
Raleigh, NC 27603

Free parking behind building.
Overflow available on Ashe St and Ashe St lot.

P.G. Werth's closes to the public for our dinner.
We have the place all to ourselves!

EJ Simon

Guest Speaker
Author E.J. Simon

Jim aka E.J. Simon was the CEO of GMAC Global Relocation Services (a division of General Motors) and the head of the largest and oldest real estate company in the greater New York area, Douglas Elliman. He’s also been a senior executive with Prudential Financial. He has specialized in his business career in turning around organizations.

Most recently he is a management & leadership consultant to many leading private equity firms and corporations and the head of a boutique small press publisher, Simon Zef Publishing.

He is a world traveler, food enthusiast and has published two novels: Death Never Sleeps and Death Logs In – they’re traditional crime thrillers with a main protagonist who duplicated himself on a computer using artificial intelligence – just before he was murdered. They’ve been Amazon best sellers and have received excellent reviews. His third novel, Death Logs Out, is due out this fall.

But he’s not here tonight to talk about his books. He’s here to talk about his journey - about following his dream – how that has changed his life and, more importantly, what he’s learned while on that journey.

Jim received his BA in Journalism from the University of South Carolina and an MA from Fairfield University in Connecticut.

Jim’s family is originally from Raleigh, Durham and Chapel Hill. He currently lives with his wife Andrea in Westport, CT – and is in the process of moving to the Triangle area.

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