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Kansas Geocaching GPS Maze Event

Hidden : Sunday, 08 April 2012
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Join us for the GPS Adventure Maze Event! Staffed.

We'll have members of the group out at the event most every day, feel free to log this event, what ever day you were able to make it, since our members are staffing this event. Below is just one of the special days I tried to get a new event listed for this, but it was under the two week guideline. We will have very special guest(s) here at the GPS Maze event on Sunday, Feb 19th 2012 from 4pm to 5 pm. -------------------------------------------------- U.S. Senator Visits the GPS Adventures Maze in Wichita -------------------------------------------------- Join U.S. Senator Pat Roberts of Kansas at the GPS Adventurers Maze Exhibit in Wichita on Sunday, February 19th. Sen. Roberts has championed the importance of GPS technology for aviation, precision agriculture, and recreation (geocaching, anyone?). The Senator is scheduled to tour the exhibit beginning at 4:15 followed by an event in the Exploration Place auditorium. All geocachers who visit and log and "Attended" for the GPS Adventures Maze earn a unique icon on their profile – but how many can say they've also met a U.S. Senator at the maze? Attend the event to show the geocaching community's commitment to free and accurate recreational GPS use. GPS Adventures Maze Exhibit cache page: These special guests all have a huge interest in GPS (the technology) and how it affects Kansas industries. Special Guests including Sen. Pat Roberts - Visiting the GPS Maze exhibit We will have a few special guests on Sunday visiting the GPS exhibit at Exploration Place, Sen. Pat Roberts has a huge interest in GPS (the technology) and how it affects Kansas industries. He will come see the exhibit (quickly), starting at 4 p.m. or so. Then we will go into the Kemper Creative Learning Studio (it’s the auditorium seating venue that’s right next to the exhibit) and he will say a few words about GPS. Three others will also talk about GPS for about after the senator (they will have about five minutes each): 1. Chuck Reagan – Speaking about Aviation applications -1964 graduate of Holy Cross College in Worcester, Mass., Reagan received his master's degree from the University of Kansas in 1966, and in 1967 he became the first person to earn a doctorate in philosophy from KU. Reagan has also had a parallel career as a commuter airline pilot, flight instructor and charter pilot. He holds an Airline Transport Rating and jet rated. He flies as captain of the university's Citation Jet and holds the title of professor of aviation as well as professor of philosophy. He is a member of the board of directors of the National Business Aviation Association and is the K-State representative to the Aviation Advisory Board at Manhattan Regional Airport. He is also a licensed railroad locomotive engineer. 2. Mark Bergkamp – Sedgwick County producer and board member of the Kansas Farm Bureau. He’ll be talking about precision agriculture and the important role GPS plays. 3. John Cassat - Vice President, Communications for Garmin. He’ll be talking about personal use navigation Jon Cassat joined Garmin in 1993 to lead the advertising efforts of the company. Prior to joining Garmin, Cassat held a variety of creative and leadership positions at area ad agencies. As Garmin's manager of corporate communications and later as the director of marketing communications, Cassat helped establish a full complement of in-house advertising, communication, and brand-building services in furtherance of the company's commitment to vertical integration. Cassat is a graduate of Nebraska Wesleyan University where he earned his bachelor's in business administration. He continued his education with graduate studies at the University of Kansas where he earned his master's in journalism. Then we will end at about 5 p.m. Exploration Place - 300 N. McLean Blvd., Wichita, KS 67203 (316)660-0600, fax: (316)660-0670

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