Liberal Men of the Lowcountry
Connect, Engage, Discuss, Act
The Pickleball Group will meet every Monday morning at 10:30am at a place to be determined. If you would like to play, please contact Michael Robinson, and he will contact you beforehand to let you know where.
LML members and their partners, as well as the Liberal Ladies of the Lowcountry are invited to attend this meeting.
Dr. Melody T. McCloud is an Atlanta-based obstetrician-gynecologist, public speaker, and media consultant. She is the author of the new book, Black Women's Wellness, that contains health info for all women and men. She has provided commentary in the NY Times, USA Today, Washington Posts, AJC, Boston Globe, New England Journal of Medicine, and more www.DrMcCloud.com
Her presentation will focus on "Medicine's 'Top 5' Affecting Our Lives: Heart Disease to Homicide." Dr. McCloud will also provide data and information regarding disparities in care and outcomes regarding healthcare for all women and Black women in particular.
Regardless of wealth, social status, or ethnicity, bountiful living can't be fully enjoyed when faced with poor health. South Carolina ranks 43rd in the country for overall healthcare outcomes. But knowledge is power! Hear how our nation and community fares re: heart disease, cancers, aging, mental health, even homicide. Learn what resources are available, and what is needed for Lowcountry men and women to make the best of what we've got, at any age, and any stage!
October 4 Member Expert Meeting
These meetings are for LML members only and a male guest one time. Although you pay for lunch at the restaurant, please register because we need to give the restaurant an accurate headcount so they can prepare the tables and have adequate staffing. We always meet at OKKO at noon for the Member Expert Meeting.
After concluding a thirty-year career in the United States Army, Mark successfully served in senior positions at defense industry leaders L-3 MPRI and CACI, and at engineering giant Fluor where he led the logistics support effort for coalition forces in Afghanistan.
While in uniform he served in leadership positions from platoon through multi-national division level, with peacekeeping and combat deployments to Haiti, Afghanistan, and Iraq. Pentagon tours of duty on the Army Staff honed skills in the development of strategy, plans and policy. Mark also served in political-military assignments as an Army Foreign Area Officer in Hong Kong and as a Defense Attaché at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing, China. He concluded his military career developing the nation ’s future military leadership at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College.
A native of St. Louis, Missouri, Mark is a 1978 graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point , has a Master of Arts degree in National Security Affairs from the Naval Postgraduate School, studied Mandarin Chinese at the U.S. Defense Language Institute, the British Ministry in Hong Kong and at Beijing University, and is a graduate of the U.S. Army War College and the National Defense University ’s CAPSTONE program for General and Flag Officers.
As a business owner, he is a leadership development and organizational growth consultant assisting business leaders in their efforts to adapt and better serve their clients.
His presentation will provide more detail of his career, how I ended up serving as a career Army officer, touch on policy planning, the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, and the China-U.S. relationship.
Savannah Ghost Pirates Hockey Game
Based on the enthusiastic response to our attendance at a Savannah Ghost Pirates hockey game a few months ago the LML is going again.
Saturday ,Nov. 18 at 7:00 PM the Savannah Ghost Pirates Vs. the Orlando Solar Bears Tickets are $22 each and we have reserved 20 seats.
This is at a beautiful arena, exciting hockey and a fun time together. Please sign up at the LML events calendar as soon as you can and don’t miss this one.