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June 2022 Lunch & Learn

Eisenhower Presidential Library

Attendance Options • In person: Eisenhower Library Building Auditorium, 200 SE 4th Street, Abilene Kansas • Virtual:
Thursday, June 23, 2022 - 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. CST

Zoom Registration


Continuing with our theme of “The Making of a Leader,” guest speaker MAJ Evan T. Perperis will speak with us about Leadership, Loss and Lessons From the War on Terror. Perperis is an active duty Army Special Forces Major currently assigned to 1st Infantry Division as the Community Engagements Officer and Big Red One Year of the Family Physical Strength lead. Over the last 18 years, he’s spent 44 months of time in combat zones including the cities of Baghdad, Mahmudiya and Samarra in Iraq. During his free time he is a professional Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) athlete. His military and OCR accomplishments are chronicled in his book Ultra-OCR Man: From Special Forces Soldier to Record Setting Obstacle Course Racing Athlete and the upcoming documentary Ultra-OCR Man scheduled for release in Summer 2022.  


  • Library building auditorium
  • Arrive by 11:45 a.m.
  • Box lunch provided on a first come, first served basis
  • Park in the south parking lot nearest the library building


  • Register in advance and join us via Zoom.
  • Please connect at least 10 minutes before noon.

The 2022 Lunch & Learn series is made possible courtesy of the Eisenhower Foundation with generous support from the Jeffcoat Memorial Foundation.




All events listed in the calendar are free unless noted.