March 17, 2014 – Richard Neal

March Meeting
Monday, March 17, 2014 – 7:30 PM

 

Richard  Neal - Frying Pan TowerThe Federal Point Historic Preservation Society will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, March 17, 7:30 pm at the Federal Point History Center, 1121-A North Lake Park Blvd., adjacent to Carolina Beach Town Hall.

Frying Pan TowerOur speaker this month will be Richard Neal.

He will be speaking on the history of the Frying Pan Tower (Light Station) and the set of events that brought a landlubber to be head of the restoration effort ongoing since acquiring it in 2010.

Along with one of the Frying Pan Tower Directors, he will share some video clips and images of the facility over the years as well as during the current restoration projects.

Richard is a software sales engineer and has worked as an engineer, draftsman, industrial chemist, programmer, industrial hygienist, author, several minor C- level positions and business owner but the position he is most proud of is as husband of 29 years to his wife Rhonda, and father of four children.