Join us in celebrating the unsung heroes of the sporting world! Each Heroes & Underdogs lecture features a different group or individual who struggled against adversity, overcame great odds, or is in danger of being lost to history.
May 2 - Patrick Farris, Warren Historical Society, speaking on the U.S. Cavalry Remount Station in Front Royal VA
May 16 - Shayan Ghajar, Virginia Tech Middleburg Agriculture Research & Extension (MARE) Center, speaking on second career thoroughbreds currently at the MARE Center
May 30 - (tentative) Lilla Mason, MFH Iroquois Hunt, on hound retirement funds
June 13 - Dr. John Ott, James Madison University, on African-American jockeys in Gilded Age imagery
Reception begins at 6:00pm, talk begins at 6:30 p.m.
$5 admission, free to NSLM members
RSVP to Anne Marie Barnes, Clarice & Robert H. Smith Educator, at ABarnes@NationalSporting.org (540) 687-6542 x25