Adventure Speaker Series: Bree Loewen, FOUND: A Life in Mountain Rescue

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Group: The Mountaineers
When: Wednesday, September 6, 5:30–9 pm
Where: Olympia Friends Meeting House
Cost: Free


Door opens at 5:30 pm, potluck dinner starts promptly at 6pm. Bring a dish to share, plate and flatware. Or grab a hot drink, check out our Mountaineer library, audiovisual presentation, or pick up membership, activities and class information. Branch announcements are at 6:45 and our outstanding Adventure Speaker Series starts promptly at 7pm.

Author, climber and search and rescue volunteer, Bree Loewen shares stories from her book Found: A Life in Mountain Rescue. In her writing Bree shares the drama and the camaraderie of search and rescue work, as well as the challenges of trying to fit her other roles as wife and mother into what is still largely a masculine environment. In a fearless voice—disarming yet laced with dark humor—Bree guides us through intense recoveries, vivid wilderness landscapes, and the warmth she discovers in motherhood, community, and purpose.

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