Monday, March 16, 2009

HMLA Spring Dinner: An Evening with Paul Grondahl

Please join the Hudson Mohawk Library Association on Friday, April 17th, 2009 at the Italian American Community Center for dinner and a presentation by Paul Grondahl, Times Union reporter, author, and professor.

5:30 Social Hour (Cash Bar)
6:30 Annual Business Meeting
6:40 2009 Distinguished Service Award: John Vallely
6:45 Dinner
8:00 Program

The dinner is $25 per person; registration form available here. For more information, about HMLA, visit the website.

Paul Grondahl will be speaking on a variety of topics including local history, politics, and the Obama Inauguration. He has produced a DVD about the inauguration that will be available for purchase for $10.

Grondahl is an award-winning journalist and author. He has been a staff writer at the Albany Times Union since 1984, where his assignments have taken him from the Arctic to Antarctica, from Northern Ireland to Africa, and across New York State, from Ground Zero on 9/11 to the Adirondack wilderness.

The author of four books, Grondahl also was named Albany Author of the Year in 1997 by the Albany Public Library and Notable Author of the Year by the Guilderland Public Library and East Greenbush Public Library, both in 2004. He has been featured on C-SPAN’s "About Books" and "Book TV".

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