For an intimate look inside the “White House” structure, don’t miss Dick Bettin’s presentation on March 8 at 1 p.m. at the Merrill Enrichment Center.
Sergeant Richard Bettin (retired) was stationed at the icon of the Free World, the White House in Washington D.C., during his Army career from January 1956 until August 1958. Dick, as he has been known throughout North central Wisconsin, will have a PowerPoint presentation as well as mementos giving the listener an intimate tour of the history and workings of the White House. He will also spend time discussing the major renovation of the White House. His Army career offers us a rare glimpse and helps us better understand the history of the structure and its folklore.
Dick Bettin is a 1955 graduate of Merrill High School, he hopes to inspire others to look at our democratic structures as history rather than just government buildings.