Smart Towns: The Founding Fathers of Industrial America

October 28, 2021, 7:00pm - 8:30pm

Rochester Hills Public Library

Arts & Culture, Educational

Ronald Demerino, a retired metallurgical engineer and a consultant and professor at Oakland and Macomb Community colleges, will discuss the entrepreneurial spirit of the founding fathers of industrial America (Carnegie, Tesla, Rockefeller, etc.) and how their successes led to America’s growth in a competitive world. People like Carnegie, J.D. Rockefeller, Tesla, and Ford will be The global pandemic has put many things in perspective. In 2021, Smart Towns programs will focus on the many ways humans have found to solve problems and find inspiration during difficult periods. Smart Towns wishes to celebrate how resilient and resourceful people can be in the world. Join us as we take a look at resilience in both historical and contemporary times.


October 28, 2021

7:00pm - 8:30pm

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Rochester Hills Public Library

500 Olde Towne Road, Rochester, MI 48307


Rochester Hills Public Library

(248) 656-2900

Rochester Hills Public Library provides life-long learning opportunities, instills a love of reading, and offers equal access to information. The library serves as a community town square, where over...

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