On Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. the Friends of Peace Memorial Auditorium will present the program "65 Years Since the 1951 Flood: What Have We Learned" at Peace Memorial Auditorium, 1101 Poyntz Avenue. Cheryl Collins, Director of the Riley County Historical Museum, will show the 1951 Flood film and discuss the history of the event. Mary Knapp, Kansas State University Climatologist, and Laurie Harrison, Riley County Emergency Management Coordinator, will discuss the weather conditions that result in floods and how we might prepare for our next flood.
The program is FREE and everyone is invited to attend.
Peace Memorial Auditorium was built by the City of Manhattan as a memorial to the 101 Service Men from Riley County who gave their lives in World War II. The City of Manhattan and the Friends of Peace Memorial Auditorium are currently repairing and restoring this building. Donations are apprecaited towards this project.
For more information, call 785-565-6490.