The first speaker of the BB&T speaker series will be Professor Larry Schweikart, an historian who has written on the American Entrepreneur and Banking in the American West. His talk on September 28 at the Wes Banco Arena will be on the 7 Events that Made America. The charge for this event will be $10 to cover the cost of lunch. Doors open at 11:30. Talk will begin at 12 noon. A press release will follow on this site soon.