Barrington Town-Warming to Feature Renowned Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin
Tickets are now on sale for the second annual Barrington Town-Warming, to be held on Saturday, February 9, at Barrington's White House.
The event will feature noted presidential historian and Pultizer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin. She will participate in a "fireside chat" with Motorola Chairman and CEO Greg Brown to discuss her latest book, Leadership in Turbulent Times. Other featured speakers are LA Times columnist Chris Erskine and FOX News senior correspondent Mike Tobin, both Barrington natives.
The Town-Warming is a 1940s-era Barrington tradition that brings together some of the nation’s and our community’s most influential business, religious, academic, and civic leaders for a robust, day-long program covering significant issues of the day.
This year’s program is titled “Vision 2020: What Leaders See for the Future and the Foundations That Ground Us Through the Ages.” It will feature presentations from Goodwin, Erskine, and Tobin, as well as two panels with noted speakers discussing the future of finance, energy, science and transportation, as well as religion, education, healthcare, and the family.The Town-Warming is hosted by the Barrington Cultural Commission. Presenting sponsor is Northern Trust; fireside chat sponsor are Greg and Anna Brown. A quartet from the Elgin Symphony Orchestra will also provide opening music for the event. Tickets are expected to sell out quickly; purchase yours today.