Marblehead Peninsula Chamber of Commerce will be having its 75th Annual Banquet on May 17 at The Catawba Island Club. Guest speaker will be Peter Huston of The Perry Group.
Huston is a writer, producer and director. In 2010, after moving to Ohio, he established FilmAffects to pursue documentary and factual program production. Current projects include Grandma Gatewood, An Appalachian Tale, John Parker “The Conductor” and Scott Matthews “Onward, a voyage of discovery.” As director and senior producer, Huston has continued to produce programming for PBS, Hallmark, Odyssey, Home & Garden and has co-produced a feature film and done scores of corporate and educational projects.
He is on the board of directors at the Lake Erie Island Historical Society and is presently coordinating director of the bicentennial celebration for The Perry Group (Friends of Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial). Read Huston’s blog on the War of 1812 bicentennial — “Chasing Perry’s Victory” — at http://chasingperry.wordpress.com.
To purchase a ticket for the annual banquet, call Judy Balsom at 419-734-9777.