Speaker Date Topic
Breakfast - Patrick Kizehe Jun 30, 2022 7:45 AM
Giving Refugees Hope in Uganda

Patrick Kizehe is a husband, father of 5 children, inter-cultural trainer and social worker. Through his social work he supports adults and children in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.


Patrick was originally born in the Democratic Republic of Congo, which was known as Zaire. Due to political instability and a civil war in Congo, He fled into the neighboring country of Uganda where he lived for almost 10 years as refugee. He immigrated into Canada 13 years ago from the refugee camp in Uganda and founded Giving Refugees Hope in Uganda. This charity supports refugees from all over Africa who have fled to Uganda.  Currently GRHU is building a medical center, runs a children home where it supports 16 orphan children,  and sponsors a training program that helps equip widowed women to learn skills to help them get back on their feet.

Lunch - Hermann Fickenscher Jun 30, 2022 12:00 PM
History of the Ukraine
History of the Ukraine
Breakfast - Mary-Beth Infante Jul 14, 2022 7:45 AM
The benefits of a brain-healthy diet

Mary-Beth is a Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, having earned her certificate from the Nutritional Therapy Association. She brings 20 years of experience in medical education, team building, and mentoring, with a strong capability to motivate and inspire. She has partnered extensively with clients in the pharmaceutical industry to support medical education programs, is certified in nutritional analysis assessment tools and serves on her town’s Board of Health.

Breakfast - Peter Fried Jul 28, 2022 7:45 AM
Carport Solar Installations

Peter and Wendy Fried have lived in Madison for 44 years raising three children who graduated from MHS. Before coming to Madison, Peter studied at Cornell, served in the US Navy and received his PhD in physics from the University of Wisconsin. He then spent 35 years at Bell Labs and General Dynamics in various positions in systems engineering, acoustics, signal processing, fiber optics and program management. Since retiring as a senior manager in 2013, he teaches physics at NYU and Drew, is a member of Sustainable Madison and leads the Climate Action Working Group of the North Jersey Sustainable Municipal Alliance.