Noir at the Bar

Thursday Night, December 10th @ 7:30 p.m. Cost| Free. Cash Bar.

Noir at the Bar 2015This year our holiday party will coincide with NOIR AT THE BAR. Join eight talented writers for readings. There will be drinks and hors d’oeuvres. Participating RMMWA members include Mario Acevedo, Jennifer Kincheloe, and Mark Stevens. Hope to see all of you there so we can raise a glass to success for all RMMWA members in 2016.

Details

Date: December 10, 2015
Time: 7:30 pm
Cost: Free! Cash Bar.
Contact:  Shannon Baker

Venue

The Denver Book Bar
1330 Glenarm Pl, Denver, CO 80204
Phone: 720-443-2227
Website: http://www.denverpressclub.org

No Map, No Compass, No GPS

First Hand Perspectives from a CDC Emergency Responder during Five Extraordinary Emergency Response Operations

Thursday Night, November 12th  @ 6:30pm – 11:00pm Cost| $20/member

Program

The four pillars of emergency response operations (typically for natural disasters) include: mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery. When the unprecedented incident or disaster occurs, decision making in the face of uncertainty becomes a mandate for the responder. The presenter will discuss his experiences responding to five exceptional emergency response operations: the 2001 World Trade Center disaster, the anthrax attack at the U.S. Capitol, the 2003 SARS pandemic in Taiwan, the 2004 southeast Asian tsunami in Thailand, the 2014 Texas hospital-acquired Ebola infections, and in 2015 a month-long assignment in Liberia for the ongoing Ebola infections in W. Africa.

Eric Esswein is a Commissioned Officer in the U.S. Public Health Service where he holds the rank of Captain. He has 27 years’ experience in the field of investigating and controlling novel occupational and public health threats assigned to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). A scientist, inventor and emergency responder, Eric responded to the New York, World Trade Center disaster, the anthrax attack on the Capitol Hill, the SARS pandemic in Taiwan and the aftermath of the south east Asian tsunami in Thailand. In 2014 he was a member of the CDC team response to the 2014 Dallas, Texas hospital Ebola infections and in 2015 was assigned as an infection prevention and control team lead for a month Liberia, W. Africa.

Eric holds bachelor and master’s degrees in environmental health/toxicology and public health/industrial hygiene. He is board certified in the comprehensive practice of industrial hygiene and is the first named inventor for two patents in the area of chemical detection and decontamination, and first named inventor for a patent pending engineering control technology to reduce silica dust emissions on hydraulic fracking sites. He is the author or co-author for more than 30 CDC/NIOSH technical publications, 16 peer-reviewed articles and is a referee for several scientific journals. He was recently appointed as Honorary Lecturer in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of the Witswatersrand, School of Public Health, Johannesburg, South Africa.

Details

Date: November 20, 2015
Time: 6:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Cost: $20 member, $23 non-member, $25 at the door
Contact:  Shannon Baker

Venue

The Historic Denver Press Club
1330 Glenarm Pl, Denver, CO 80204
Phone: 303-571-5260
Website: http://www.denverpressclub.org


NOTE:
 No shows and anyone not cancelling their reservation 72 hours in advance will be expected to pay since RMMWA will be billed for their reservation.

 

The Colorado Book Awards Celebration

June 21 @ 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm | $20

Writers, readers, editors, photographers, book buyers and booksellers will gather at Aspen’s Doerr-Hosier to honor some of Colorado’s finest literary professionals. Everyone is welcome to attend! Tickets are $20 in advance, and $25 at the door.

Details

Date: June 21, 2015
Time: 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Cost: $20

Venue

Doerr-Hosier Center at the Aspen Meadows
845 Meadows Road, Aspen, CO United States

Mystery Roundup in Albuquerque, New Mexico

August 21 @ 6:00 pm – August 22 @ 6:00, 2015 | $20

The Mystery Roundup begins with an evening get-together, a full day of panels on Saturday and ends with a Ghost Tour of Old Town on Saturday Night.

The program schedule will be announced ASAP, meanwhile, don’t miss out. Please print out this form, fill it in and send your check today!

Meals and drinks are own your own. Early bird program registration: $20 by July 3rd. Hotel price has been negotiated at $109/night. Just tell them you’re with the Croak & Dagger/RMMWA group.

Details

Date:  August 21 @ 6:00 pm — August 22 @ 6:00 pm, 2015
Cost:  $20

Venue

Marriott Pyramid Hotel
5151 San Francisco Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM 87109

It’s a Crisis: Featuring FBI Crisis Negotiator Special Agent Matt

September 10, 2015 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm Cost | $20

Have you ever wondered what happens in a crisis negotiation? Wonder no more. Our September meeting will feature crisis negotiator, Special Agent Matt from the Federal Bureau of Investigation, who will discuss what happens in a crisis negotiation, what kind of characteristics a negotiator should have, and how negotiators strive for a peaceful resolution. Among other things, he teaches classes to certify negotiators and also responds to state and local as well as international incidents, which may or may not involve hostages.

If paying via Paypal cost is $20 for members; $23 for non-members. Note: if you want to sign up both a member and guest, you must pay for each with a separate Add to Cart transaction. Payment at door is $25 for everyone! RSVPs are necessary. Please email our Caterer Director, Shannon Baker to insure your reservation! The reservation deadline is Monday, September 7th.

Details

Date: September 10, 2015
Time: 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Cost: $20
Contact:  Shannon Baker

Venue

The Historic Denver Press Club
1330 Glenarm Pl, Denver, CO 80204
Phone: 303-571-5260
Website: http://www.denverpressclub.org

NOTE: No shows and anyone not cancelling their reservation 72 hours in advance will be expected to pay since RMMWA will be billed for their reservation.

The Art of Forensic Facial Reconstruction with Keli Rae

October 8, 2015 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm | $20

Join us at 6:30 p.m. for conversation and cash bar; 7:00 p.m. for dinner; and 8:00 p.m. for the program.

If paying via Paypal cost is $20 for members; $23 for non-members. Payment at door is $25 for everyone! RSVPs are necessary. Please email our Caterer Director, Shannon Baker to insure your reservation! The reservation deadline is Monday, October 5th. Program: t.b.a.

Details

Date:  October 8, 2015
Time:  6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Cost:  $20
Contact: Shannon Baker

Venue

The Historic Denver Press Club
1330 Glenarm Pl, Denver, CO 80204 United States
Phone:  303-571-5260
Website:  http://www.denverpressclub.org