Swiss Family Sailing the World to Speak at YMCA of Greenwich

The YMCA of Greenwich is hosting a free presentation by the The Schwoerer Family regarding their TOPtoTOP Global Climate Expedition and their life at sea studying climate change.

The talk is set for Wednesday February 8, 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm at the YMCA of Greenwich, 50 East Putnam Ave in Greenwich.

The Schwoerer Family has circumnavigated the planet traveling over 100,000 nautical miles to more than 100 countries to fulfill the TOPtoTOP Global Climate Expedition. The purpose of documenting and championing environmental concerns of climate warming, pollution, and use of renewable energy sources.

The expedition leader, Dario Schwoerer, an accomplished Swiss mountain guide and climatologist, along with his wife, Sabine and their five children, ages 1 to 11 years, will present their fascinating story with video, photos, and first-hand accounts of adventure around the globe.  They will talk about their journey, field work, and education initiatives to preserve and protect the planet.

This is a free event, open to the entire community. Children 5 years of age and over are invited to attend.

RSVP by calling the YMCA at 203-869- 1630 or email frontdesk@gwymca.org

The YMCA of Greenwich has been serving the Greenwich community since 1916. Today, it is the largest community-based organization in Greenwich with more than 5,000 members dedicated to healthy living, youth development and social responsibility through athletics and life-long learning programs in order to nurture the potential of all in our community. To learn more about the YMCA of Greenwich, membership and its numerous wellness programs, visit: www.greenwichymca.org.


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