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May 4, 2012

Chandler Centennial Speaker Series continues on May 26 & May 29

World War II veteran Corley HaggartonThe Chandler Centennial Speaker Series continues this month with history presentations on May 26, and May 29, 2012. 

At 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 26, the series moves to the Environmental Education Center, 4050 E. Chandler Heights Road. “A Chandler Tradition: The Dobson Sheep Trail Story” will feature Dwayne Dobson, whose family has been in the Chandler area for 100 years and ran a sheep ranching operation for more than 70 years. Joining him will be Cindy Shanks, children’s book author, who has photographed and written stories about the animals that annually traveled the old sheep trails. Shanks will talk about her experience photographing the animals on the sheep trail, and her book writing process. She will have copies of her children’s books available to purchase. 

The Centennial Speaker Series concludes at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 29, with “Our B