Local media coverage of LIR bus fire
Several local news organizations covered the bus fire in Oregon and its impact here in Green Bay. Rosemary Dionne of Allouez, a member of the Learning in Retirement group, suffered critical injuries in the fire. The Green Bay Press-Gazette spoke with the director of the tour who said the group decided to continue the tour of the Pacific Northwest. Here’s a link to the article.
Pamperin provides dramatic first-hand account of fire
The Green Bay Press-Gazette, along with WBAY, spoke with alumnus Keith Pamperin who is on the trip with his wife, Judith. Pamperin provided a first-hand account of the fire. Here’s a link to the video from TV-2
VandenAvond talks about concern, long-standing relationship with LIR
Steve VandenAvond, associate provost for Outreach and Adult Access at UW-Green Bay, spoke with a reporter from FOX 11 about the fire. VandenAvond expressed the University’s concern for the LIR members injured in the fire. He also praised the organization and its long-standing relationship with UW-Green Bay. Click here.