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Roy Chapman Andrews Society 19th Distinguished Explorer Award Event

April 29, 2022 @ 4:30 pm 7:00 pm

The Roy Chapman Andrews Society will Celebrate the 19th Distinguished Explorer Award event and the 100th anniversary of Roy Chapman Andrews’s first of five Central Asiatic Expeditions to Mongolia where he made worldwide news by discovering the first nests of dinosaur eggs on April 29 at 4:30 p.m. in the Beloit Public Library. The life story of Beloit’s own Roy Chapman Andrews is one of international significance, and his expeditions and accomplishments are still of great interest, even 100 years later. The Society was established in 1999 to build local awareness of one of the 20th Century’s most celebrated explorers and to inspire scientific discovery across the community. Acceptance Lecture is FREE to the public.
The Distinguished Explorer Award event will celebrate the legacy of Andrews and honor one of today’s modern explorers. Philip Currie, an internationally renowned dinosaur paleontologist and science communicator, who will receive the 20th Distinguished Explorer Award on Friday, April 29, 2022 at 4:30 pm at the Beloit Public Library. Following the award presentation, Dr. Currie will share stories about his paleontological expeditions and discoveries in his acceptance lecture “Hunting Dinosaurs from Pole to Pole (in the Footprints of Roy Chapman Andrews),” The lecture FREE to the public and will pay tribute to Andrews through Currie’s own career. A celebratory fund-raising dinner (reservations required) will be held immediately following the lecture at the Beloit Country Club. Cost for dinner is $70/person and reservations are required by April 11th. For more information and deadlines, visit roychapmanandrewssociety.org or https://www.facebook.com/TheRoyChapmanAndrewsSociety/

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Date:
April 29
Time:
4:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
www.roychapmanandrewssociety.org

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Roy Chapman Andrews Society
Phone:
6083652934
Email:
ruth@roychapmanandrewssociety.org
Website:
http://www.roychapmanandrewssociety.org
605 Eclipse Boulevard
Beloit, WI 53511 United States
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