Are you looking for interesting speakers to entertain and educate your members?
Consider Lights of the Lakes!
Lights of the Lakes is an engaging visual tour of Great Lakes lighthouses. Your members will learn how these historic structures provided safety, security, reliability, and protection to mariners in the past. They will photographically visit over 60 different lighthouses, learn how they work, learn about the shipwrecks that occurred when they failed, and much more.
Lights of the Lakes is very popular with social, service, and boat/yacht clubs, community organizations, and anyone with an interest in Great Lakes maritime history. Presented to over 7,000 people to date, Lights of the Lakes consists of over 200 photographs, including striking portraits of over 60 different Great Lakes Lighthouses. It is accompanied by music and sound effects.
What do sponsors say about Lights of the Lakes?
“Your presentation was super. It was without a doubt the finest program that our club has seen, and we all came away with substantial additional knowledge of the Great Lakes.”
― MILWAUKEE HARBOR YACHT CLUB – Milwaukee, WI
“Thank you for your presentation to the Elm Grove Woman’s Club members. We all enjoyed the wonderful lighthouse pictures and the stories behind them. Your love of the Great Lakes and knowledge of the history involved is most evident. Best of luck with your future program engagements.”
― ELM GROVE WOMEN’S CLUB – Elm Grove, WI
“Thanks so much for the wonderful presentation on lighthouses of the lakes. Everyone really enjoyed all the information. It was a great evening!”
― SOUTH SHORE YACHT CLUB – Milwaukee, WI
“Your dazzling, comprehensive presentation was informative and impressive to all those in attendance. Weaving in the maritime past from a sailor’s perspective gave added impact to the outstanding visual stimulation. The script, transitions, and sound effects were impeccable.”
― UW/M SAILING CLUB – Milwaukee, WI
Who has sponsored Lights of the Lakes?
Over thirty leading clubs, organizations, and interest groups have treated their members to a presentation of Lights of the Lakes, including:
Boat and Yacht Clubs
• Door County Power Squadron
• Milwaukee Boat Club
• Milwaukee Harbor Yacht Club
• Milwaukee Sail & Power Squadron
• Milwaukee Yacht Club Cruising Fleet
• Port Washington Yacht Club
• Sheboygan Power Squadrons
• Sheboygan Yacht Club
• South Milwaukee Yacht Club
• South Shore Yacht Club
• UW/Milwaukee Sailing Club
• Waukesha Cruise Fleet
• Windjammers Sailing Club
Interest Groups and Clubs
• Aid Association for Lutherans
• East Coast Wisconsin Mensa
• Elm Grove Woman’s Club
• Friends of Rock Island (FORI)
• Genealogy Researchers
• Great Lakes Lighthouse Keeper’s Association
• Harbour Lights Collector’s Club
• Home & Community Education
• Hartford Rotary Club
• Institute of Industrial Engineers
• Lake Church-Lakeshore Citizens League
• Milwaukee Camera Club
• Milwaukee Lions Club
• Model A Club of Wisconsin
• Photo-Pictorialists of Milwaukee
• Port Washington After 5 Club
• Port Washington Rotary Club
• Port Washington Women’s Club
• Sierra Club
• Wauwatosa Women’s Club
• Young at Heart Club (Hales Corners)
Who is the Presenter?
Lights of the Lakes is presented by Phillip L. Block.
For more information about Phil, visit ABOUT THE PRESENTER.
Promoting Your Lights of the Lakes Show
Many clubs and organizations presenting Lights of the Lakes create promotional materials to alert their members to the upcoming show. These include flyers, posters, programs, and more.
To fuel YOUR creative process, you can see a variety of promotional items created by past show sponsors — see PAST SHOW PROMOS.
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