"A Trek to Mt. Everest Base Camp" Program at the Library

February 7, 2015
By BCPL

The Library will host "A Trek to Mt. Everest Base Camp" on Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 7:00 pm in the Community Room. During the program, Buck Rogers and Jeff Meyers will discuss their trip to the Mt. Everest Base Camp in Nepal. The program will feature an introduction about their adventure, a slideshow with photos from the trek, followed by a question and answer session.



About the presenters:


Born in Louisville, John "Buck" Rogers attended Centre College, and then went on to earn his M. Ed at Xavier University. He spent his professional life as an educator, working in public and private high schools as an English and psychology teacher, coach, and counselor. Rogers also spent sixteen years as an admission officer in higher education, working at both Centre and Hanover. Retired from school employment for just over two years, he now works as an independent college counselor at collegeascentconsulting.com. Buck is married to his wife of forty-six years, Dr. Pam Racke Rogers. They have two adult children, Dr. Bethany Rogers, current Director of Heart of Danville, and Colin Rogers, National Sales Manager for E-Lab in Atlanta. A confirmed fitness freak with a sense of adventure, Buck’s avocations include mountaineering, backpacking, fishing, acting, and diverse fitness activities.


Jeff Myers started traveling at an early age. When he was eleven, his family moved to Brussels, Belgium for his father's work with Ford Motor Co., where they resided for four years. Later assignments included Cologne, Germany. Jeff has traveled to India, China, Bolivia and Peru, and was delighted to travel with Buck Rogers to Tanzania to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro in 2001. An avid outdoorsman, Jeff enjoys biking, hiking and rappelling.